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Plain vanilla cupcakes

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Prep: 15 minutes Cook: 30 minutes

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12 cakes

A lovely, easy to make, recipe that the kids can help out with! Makes: 12

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  • 8 oz self raising flour
  • 4 medium eggs
  • 8 oz shugar
  • 8 oz sunflower oil
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • Half a teaspoon baking powder


  1. First pre- heat your oven to 180 degrees celcius.

  2. Now simply add all the ingredients in to a large mixing bowl.

  3. Use an electric mixer, or whisk, to blend the ingredients well until smooth.

  4. Bake in the oven for 25-35 mins.

  5. take them out of the oven and leave to cool. They should be a golden brown colour

  6. You can also ice or fill your cakes to give them a nice finish. Recipe variation: stir in whole blueberries or chocolate chips before spooning the mixture in to the cases for a fun twist.

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