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simple sponge cupcakes

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Prep: 5 minutes Cook: 15 minutes

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12 cupcakes

one of the most popular bakes. even better with buttercream. enjoy while it lasts.

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  • 125g butter
  • 125g caster sugar
  • 125g selfraing flour
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract


  1. preheat oven to 180d/350f/gas mark 4. prepare a muffin tin lined with 12 paper cases.

  2. cream butter and sugar together until it has become light and creamy. in a little bowl beat the eggs and vanilla together, then add into the mixture. if your batter is curdling then add 3 tsp of the flour and give it a mix until it has become back to normal.(tip: use an electric mixture if desired.)

  3. then add in the flour and fold with a spatula or a metal spoon so that once it bakes it will have lots of air and will be light.

  4. the spoon the mixture in the cases and bake in the preheat the oven for 10-15 mins or when a skewer is inserted it comes out clean. top with butter cream and serve or enjoy by yourself.

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