Pistachio Nougat & Strawberry Cupcake

Today we’re in the kitchen with Jemma whilst she workshops a new cupcake flavour to hopefully join the menu at our Soho store. Pistachio Nougat & Strawberry, a combination rarely thought of but goes unbelievably well together. Should this join the menu in store, would you change anything, let us know in the comments below?

125g Self Raising Flour
1⁄4 tsp Bicarb
125g Caster Sugar
2 Large Eggs
1 1⁄2 tbsp Milk
25g Pistachio Paste
5g Freeze Dried Strawberry Bits

100g Egg Whites
235g Caster Sugar
20g Liquid Glucose
80g Water
2 1⁄2 tbsp Freeze Dried Strawberry Powder
Pink Gel Colour

55g Butter
200g Caster Sugar
60g Evaporated Milk
213g Marshmallow Fluff TM
1⁄2 tsp Vanilla Extract
70g Pistachio Paste
100g Chopped Pistachios

Plus Pistachios and Freeze Dried Strawberries for decoration

Makes 12 Cupcakes