Irresistible Cupcakes with Decadent Caramel Filling

Indulge in the heavenly delight of our mouthwatering cupcakes with a luscious caramel filling. These delectable treats are sure to satisfy your sweet cravings, leaving you wanting more. Our recipe starts with a moist and fluffy vanilla cupcake base, lovingly baked to perfection. The real star of the show, however, is the rich caramel filling hidden within. With every bite, you’ll experience a burst of creamy, gooey caramel that will make your taste buds dance with joy.

easy and delicious cupcakes with caramel

Cupcakes with Caramel Filling

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Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes
Course cupcakes
Cuisine South African
Servings 30
Calories 96 kcal


  • cups flour
  • 1⅞ cups sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • ½ cup vegetable oil
  • 1 cup milk
  • 3 tsp baking powder
  • ¼ tsp salt
  • 1 tsp caramel essence
  • ¾ tin caramelized condensed milk
  • 24 paper cupcake cups


  • Mix together sugar and eggs. Add oil.
  • Sift together dry ingredients and use a blender to mix in with oil mixture, alternating dry ingredients with milk.
  • Add essence. Mix.
  • Spoon into paper cupcake cups using a teaspoon.
  • 1 teaspoon batter, then add a small dollop of caramelised condensed milk and top with batter to ⅔ full.
  • Bake in a pre-heated oven at 170°C/350°F for 15 minutes.
  • Cool cupcakes down before spreading more caramel on the tops.


Calories: 96kcalCarbohydrates: 21gProtein: 2gFat: 1gSaturated Fat: 1gPolyunsaturated Fat: 1gMonounsaturated Fat: 1gTrans Fat: 1gCholesterol: 12mgSodium: 70mgPotassium: 26mgFiber: 1gSugar: 13gVitamin A: 29IUCalcium: 36mgIron: 1mg
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