• 175g plain flour
  • 1 tablespoon baking powder
  • 1 tablespoon custard powder
  • 175g unsalted butter, softened
  • 175g caster sugar
  • 3 large eggs
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 70g strawberry jam
  • icing sugar, to dust


  • STEP 1
    Preheat the oven to 190 c/ gas 5. Line a tray with 28 cupcake cases.
  • STEP 2
    Sift the flour, custard powder and baking powder in a bowl. Add the eggs, butter, sugar and vanilla and mix till combined.
  • STEP 3
    Divide mixture into half of the cupcake cases and add a teaspoon of jam in the middle. Top with the rest of the mixture till 2/3 full.
  • STEP 4
    Bake in the preheated oven for 15-20 minutes or until the skewer comes out clean. Transfer to a wire rack to cool. Dust with icing sugar before serving.

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