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Cup Cakes

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Serves 1 - 12 Cakes

Simple and easy small cupcakes

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Ingredients

  • For the cakes
  • 110g unsalted butter
  • 110g caster sugar
  • 30g flavouring (lemon zest, cocoa poweder) or 6 drops of vanilla essence
  • 2 eggs whisked
  • 110g self-raising flour
  • For the buttercream
  • 140g unsalted butter softened
  • 280g icing sugar
  • 1-2 tbsp milk
  • food colouring
  • flavouring if desired

Method

    1. Preheat the oven to 180C/350F/Gas 4.
    2. Cream the butter and sugar together until light and fluffy. Add your chosen flavouring.
    3. Add the whisked eggs to the mixture. Slowly fold in the self-raising flour and spoon the mixture into paper cases.
    4. Cook for approximately 10 minutes until risen and bouncy to touch. Remove from oven and leave to cool.
    5. Beat the butter in a large bowl until soft. Add half the icing sugar and beat until smooth.
    6. Add the remaining icing sugar and 1tbps of the milk and beat the mixture until creamy and smooth. Beat in more milk if necessary to loosen the mixture.
    7. Stir in the food colouring until well combined.
    8. Decorate your cup cakes.

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