Orange Poppy Seed Cupcakes

Christmas is just around the corner, wanted to make something Christmasy and something with fruit...Voila! my orange poppy seed cupcakes.
Found this recipe from library, the original cake with syrup cake but i chose to do with out the syrup.

Orange Poppy Seed Cupcakes

Ingredients :
1/3 cup poppy seeds
1/4 cup milk
185g softened butter
1 tsp grated orange rind
1 cup caster sugar (i reduced to about 3/4 cup)
3 eggs
1 1/2 cup self-raising flour
1/2 cup all purpose flour
1/2 cup almond meal
1/2 cup orange juice (about 1 big navel orange)

1. Combine seeds and milk in small bowl and let it stand for 20mins.
2. Preheat oven to 180c (160c for fan forced oven). Line paper cases on cupcake mold.
3. Beat butter, rind and sugar until light and fluffy with electric mixer.
4. Add in eggs, one at a time.
5. Add in the rest of the ingredients and the poppy seed mixture and fold in till well-mixed.
6. Spoon the cake mixture into individual paper case.
7. Bake for about 15min to 20mins,test with skewer comes out clean.


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