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Salted Caramel Halloween Cupcakes

A little something for the squad at work. They turned out so much better than I hoped they would. I did make some little chocolate spiders which I popped on top, but didn't photograph stupidly. Ingredients for the sponge 200g self raising flour pinch of salt 200g caster sugar 160g butter 3 small eggs 2 & 1/2 tbsp buttermilk 2/3 tsp vanilla extract For the topping 110g unsalted butter, soft 225g muscavado sugar 85ml double cream 150g icing sugar small pinch of salt flakes 50g dark chocolate (75g if you want to make chocolate spiders too!) Method 1. Preheat the oven to 160. Prepare two cupcake trays with cases. 2. Put the flour, salt and sugar in a bowl. Add the butter in small pieces. In a separate bowl, mix the eggs, buttermilk and vanilla using a fork. Add the to the flour mix and beat using an electric hand mixer until everything is combined, thick and smooth. 3. Divide the mixture into the cases, filling them about half or two thirds full. They will r