Iced Cupcakes
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Iced Cupcakes

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Serves 1 - 12 Cakes

Great for treats or kids party

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  • 115g butter, softened
  • 115g caster sugar
  • 2 eggs, lightly beaten
  • 115g self-raising flour
  • Topping
  • 200g icing sugar
  • About 2tbsp warm water
  • a few drops of food colouring (optional)
  • Sugar flowers, hundreds and thousands, glace cherries and chocolatestrands to decorate


    1. Line two 12-hole muffin pans with 16 paper cases. Place the butter and sugar in a large bowl and beat together until light and fluffy, then gradually beat in the eggs. Sift inthe flour and fold into the mixture. Spoon mixture into paper cases.
    2. Bake in a preaheated oven, 190'C/375'/Gas Mark 5, foe 15-20 minutes. Transfer to a wire rack to cool completely.
    3. To make the topping, sift the icing sugar into a bowl and stir in just enough warm waterto mix a smoth paste that is thick enough to coat the back of a wooden spoon. Stir in a few drops of food colouring, if using, then spread the topping over the cupcakes and decorate, as liked
    4. Enjoy

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