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Fairy cakes

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Prep: 20 minutes Cook: 12 minutes

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12 cakes

Beautiful cakes with a fluffy inside. Great for parties and lunches!

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For the cakes-

  • 110g caster sugar
  • 110g unsalted butter, softened
  • 110g self raising flour
  • 2 medium eggs
  • 1tsp vanilla essence
  • 1tsp ground cinnamon

You will also need-

  • 12 cupcake cases
  • a cupcake tray
  • a basic baking kit


  1. Cream together the butter and sugar. It is creamed well when it is fluffy and light. It should be a butter yellow colour. Next, add the eggs to a small bowl. Whisk well. You may want to add a little milk to your egg mix. Add the egg mix to the creamed butter and sugar. Mix well.

  2. Gradually add the flour until you get a soft, light batter. Add in the cinnamon and the vanilla. Put the mixture into 12 cases and put them in a tray.

  3. Put them in the oven at 180*C or 356*F for apprx. 12-15 mins. Or until golden brown on top.

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