Maple Cupcakes with Optional Bacon

Maple Cupcakes with Optional Bacon

Who doesn't love bacon? Bacon on a cupcake? Yes I say! This sweet and salty cupcake will open mouths as well as eyes. And palates! Make mine bacon!

Prep Time: 60 min
Baking Time: 22 min
Servings: 12

Additional Info

  • Ingredients
    227gSCS ® Salted Butter (softened)
    224gSunshine Plain Flour
    128gCake Flour (sifted)
    200gSIS Fine Grain White Sugar
    4Large Eggs (at room temperature)
    ½ tspVanilla Extract
    1 tspBaking Powder
    75mlMaple Syrup
  • Directions
    1. Preheat oven to 170℃.
    2. Whisk together the plain flour, cake flour and baking powder.
    3. In a large mixing bowl, cream together the butter and sugar with an electric mixer until pale and fluffy.
    4. Incorporate the eggs (one at a time) and vanilla extract until well combined.
    5. Fold in the flour mixture and maple syrup.
    6. Fill the cupcake tin until each cavity is 2/3 full.
    7. Bake for about 22 minutes.
    8. Once cool, you can pipe the frosting onto the cupcakes, drizzle with maple syrup and, if desired, top with crispy bacon (streaky bacon is the best).



    1. Use Vanilla Italian Meringue Buttercream or good quality whipped cream.

Baking Tips

  • One at a time

    Eggs must always be added and incorporated into the batter, one at a time. With the electric mixer, mix each egg until well combined before adding the next egg --> this affects the texture of the cakes

  • About SCS

    SCS is one of the most endeared and beloved household brands in Singapore and Malaysia.


    The velvety, rich, buttery and familiar taste of SCS Butter has been savoured by families since 1905! SCS Butter is 100% pure creamery butter.


    SCS unwavering promise to consistently deliver only the best product quality even after a century, is the key reason why it remains the most sought after butter brand for top chefs and bakers alike not just in Singapore, but in Malaysia too.


    With the very same goodness of premium quality dairy products, consumers can also enjoy the SCS range of premium quality products such as SCS Spreadable Butter, SCS Portion Butter, SCS Cheese Slices and SCS Cream Cheese.