Honey Cupcakes (Donas Amelias)

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Total Time
20 mins
30 mins

When making this recipe use the best honey you can get, I was given this recipe by my aunt, which I will treasure. As these are very popular in Terceira island ,which is in the acores. They are very dense and delicious. Enjoy.

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  • 2 cups of white cornflour
  • 1 23 cups sugar
  • 2 tablespoons honey
  • 10 egg yolks, at room temperature
  • 5 egg whites, beat with blender to form peaks
  • 3 tablespoons margarine, at room temperature
  • 3 tablespoons raisins
  • 12 teaspoon nutmeg
  • 12 teaspoon cinnamon


  1. Mix all the ingredients together.
  2. Heat oven to 350 degrees F.
  3. Pour into medium size muffin tins.
  4. Cook for 25 to 30 minutes.
  5. Cool on rack, sprinkle cupcake's with icing sugar.