Line cupcake pan. Preheat oven to 350. In a small bowl, whisk milk and ground flax seed. In a large bowl, sift flour, hazelnut meal, baking powder, baking soda, cinnamon, nutmeg, and salt. Add maple syrup, sugar, canola oil, vanilla, and hazelnut liqueur to the milk mixture and beat well. Add the wet ingredients to the dry ingredients, mixing till mostly smooth. Fill cupcake liners 2/3rds full. Bake 22-24 minutes. Let cool. Fill with raspberry preserves.
Next time, try without the cinnamon. And maybe with a kind of buttercream frosting, like http://the-cupcakery-blog.blogspot.com/2008/02/broken-leg-eat-hazelnut-frangelico.html. Blackberry buttercream frosting seems like a good idea. Also consider giving them a crust of ground hazelnuts on the bottom.
The lovely woman-child Kaa was mercilessly chained to the cruel post of
the warrior-chief Beast, with his barbarian tribe now stacking wood at
her nubile feet, when the strong clear voice of the poetic and heroic
Handsomas roared, 'Flick your Bic, crisp that chick, and you'll feel my
steel through your last meal!'
-- Winning sentence, 1984 Bulwer-Lytton bad fiction contest.
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