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Bethan's Cupcakes

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Serves 1 - 12 Cakes

Beautiful cupcakes; these cupcakes are light and fluffy and are the perfect base for any icing and decoration.

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  • 125g self-raising flour
  • 90g caster sugar
  • 100g soft margarine
  • 1 heaped tsp vanilla powder or 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1 large free range egg
  • splash of milk


    1. Preheat the oven to 180C/fan 160C/ gas mark 4. Place 12 cake cases into a 12 hole bun tin.
    2. Cream together the sugar and margarine.
    3. Add in the vanilla powder or extract, stir through.
    4. Add the flour and mix toghether.
    5. Beat the egg and stir into the cake mixture. Add a splash of milk and stir the mixture again.
    6. Divide the cake mixture into the cake cases.
    7. Place the bun tin on the middle-shelf in the pre-heated oven. Cook the cakes for 20 minutes.
    8. Remove from the oven and place a cocktail stick into the middle of the centre cake. If clean when removed the cakes are done. If not return the cakes to the oven for a few minutes.
    9. Place on a wire rack and allow to cool.
    10. Decorate how you like.

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