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Flaming Cupcake

Come Dine With Me South Africa S8: Ep12 Tramayne's recipes

Serves 20

Tramayne Monaghan


  • ¾ cup Pre-Mixed Flour
  • 1 ½ cup Liquid Apple Smoke
  • 1 ½ tspoon Baking soda
  • ¾ tspoon Baking powder
  • ¾ tspoon Salt
  • 2 eggs
  • ¾ cup Hot water
  • ¾ cup Heavy cream
  • 3 tbspon Vegetable oil
  • 2 tspoon Vanilla extract
  • Fresh Cream
  • Cocoa powder sifted
  • 20 Ginger Biscuits
  • Sugar
  • Salted Butter


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Line muffin tin with cupcake papers and set aside.
  2. Sift together cocoa, flour, sugar, baking soda, baking powder and salt into a large bowl. Add eggs, water, heavy cream, oil and vanilla. Mix with a handheld mixer until smooth
  3. Divide batter among muffin cups, filling each half full. Bake for 20 minutes. Let cool before frosting
  4. In the bowl of a stand mixer fitted with whisk attachment, cream together sugar, cocoa and butter; beginning on low speed then increase to high. Beat until fluffy and lightened in color. Transfer mixture to a piping bag fitted with a decorative tip. Frost cupcakes
  5. Hollow the strawberries carefully. If you pierce the side of the strawberry accidentally, start with a new one. Since you’ll be setting the liquor aflame, it is important that the strawberry is leak-proof.
  6. Set one strawberry atop each frosted cupcake. Fill strawberries with liquor just before lighting