- STEP 1
Preheat the oven to Gas Mark 6 (or a medium temperature). Line your muffin tray with the muffin cases.
- STEP 2
Beat the egg in a mixing bowl and mix in the milk and vegetable oil. Add the sugar and whisk until sugar has dissolved.
- STEP 3
Sift in the dry ingrediants: flour, baking powder, salt - and mix together until smooth.
- STEP 4
NB: If you are adding colouring or flavouring add it now.
- STEP 5
TIP: If there are bubbles in your mixture giving it a mousse kind of appearance you will have light fluffy cakes!
- STEP 6
Fill the muffin cases TWO THIRDS full. This is important so as not to create small or overflowing mushroom looking cupcakes.
- STEP 7
Cook in the middle of the oven for 25 minutes (approx. depending on your oven!).
- STEP 8
Leave to cool and then decorate as you wish!