• 110g butter, softened
  • 110g caster sugar
  • 110g self raising flour
  • 2 medium eggs
  • 1tsp vanilla extract
  • 1 heaped tbsp cinnamon
  • A pinch of cocoa powder
  • 2tsp icing sugar


  • STEP 1
    Preheat the oven to 180C/ 350F / Gas 4. Line a small cupcake tin with fairy cake cases.
  • STEP 2
    Put the butter and caster sugar in a bowl and beat until pale and fluffy.
  • STEP 3
    Sift the flour into the bowl.
  • STEP 4
    Beat the eggs and vanilla until just combined and add to the bowl.
  • STEP 5
    Add the cinnamon and cocoa powder.
  • STEP 6
    Spoon the mixture into the paper cases. Bake for 18 to 20 minutes until risen and firm to the touch.
  • STEP 7
    Leave to cool for 5 minutes.
  • STEP 8
    Dust with icing sugar and enjoy!

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