Beef Cupcakes

Beef Cupcakes Recipe

No Photo

Have you made this?

 Share your own photo!

Vicki Butts (lazyme)


This is a fun Welsh version of the standard Shepard's Pie.


☆☆☆☆☆ 0 votes

15 Min
30 Min
Stove Top


  • 1/2 lb
    welsh beef mince (8 oz) or ground beef
  • 7 oz
    canned chopped tomatoes (1/2 of a 14 1/2-oz can)
  • 1 tsp
    chili powder
  • 4
    sundried tomatoes, chopped
  • 2
    green onions, thinly sliced
  • 1
    fresh tomato, finely diced
  • 1 14.oz pkg
    purchased pie crusts
  • 1 oz
    cheddar cheese, shredded
  • 4 c
    mashed potatoes, warm

How to Make Beef Cupcakes


  1. Preheat oven to 350F.
  2. Brown the mince or ground beef in a small skillet. Add the 1/2 can tomatoes, chili powder, and sundried tomatoes. Simmer for 15 minutes.
  3. Cool beef mixture slightly. Add green onions and fresh tomato.
  4. Line 12 muffin tins with paper muffin cups.
  5. Use a fluted cutter, cut out 12 pastry bases and place in the muffin cups. Blind bake (bake empty) for 15 minutes.
  6. Remove from oven and fill the muffin cups with the beef mixture.
  7. Pipe (or spoon) the mashed potatoes on top of the meat mixture for a 'frosting'.
  8. Sprinkle with cheese and broil for 2-3 minutes to brown slightly.
  9. Top with finely diced fresh tomatoes and green onion slices, if desired.

Printable Recipe Card

About Beef Cupcakes

Course/Dish: Beef
Main Ingredient: Beef
Regional Style: UK/Ireland

Leave a Comment

22 A+ Back-to-school Recipes

22 A+ Back-To-School Recipes

Kitchen Crew @JustaPinch

It's time to go back, back, back to school again! Check out these quick and easy dinner recipes that the entire family (yes, we said entire family...even the picky eaters)...

A School Week's Worth Of Back To School Dinner Ideas Recipe

A School Week's Worth of Back to School Dinner Ideas

Kitchen Crew

It's that time of year that parents love and hate at the same time... back-to-school. I remember the days of getting back on a morning schedule, heading to the bus...

27 Easy Camping Recipes

27 Easy Camping Recipes

Kitchen Crew @JustaPinch

Getting ready for a weekend camping trip? Here are 27 easy, no-hassle, camping-friendly recipes that everyone will love!