30 Recipes In 30 Days – Sorrel Cupcakes



1 lb butter

1 lb sugar

1 lb egg

1 lb flour

1 oz baking powder

3 oz sorrel puree (see recipe below)

1 oz milk


Cream butter and sugar. Add eggs slowly. Combine flour and baking powder and add to egg mixture. Then add sorrel puree and milk. Pipe into prepared muffin pans and bake for 20 minutes and at a temperature of 30 Fahrenheit.


Sorrel Puree

1 litre Red Stripe Beer

2 lb sorrel

1 vanilla bean

1 oz ginger

4 oz sugar

2 cinnamon sticks


Boil all ingredients together for about 20 minutes. Remove cinnamon sticks and vanilla bean from syrup and puree the mixture. Cool.

From Gregory Nelson, chef at Couples San Souci