- STEP 1
Preheat oven to 190 C or 375 F
- STEP 2
Cream butter or margarine with sugar until light, fluffy and pale in colour. By hand is best but a hand whisk is fine too!
- STEP 3
Beat the eggs and add them bit by bit with spoons of sifted flour. Bit by bit ensures the mixture does not curdle. Gently fold in an any flour left over when the egg is used up.
- STEP 4
Add the vanilla or any other flavourings desired and half fill the paper cases with the mixture and bake for about 15 minutes until risen and firm but not too dark.
- STEP 5
Leave the cakes to cool then cut a slice from the top of each cake and cut this in half.
- STEP 6
Place some of the butter icing on top of the cake then arrange the 'wings' how you want them.
- STEP 7