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Fairy Cupcakes ~ 仙女纸杯蛋糕


The month of December is both the holiday and fete season which makes it the perfect time to enlist your kids to help in making these Fairy Cupcakes.  I'm sure these will be a crowd pleaser especially with kids at your X'mas get together.






Recipe for Fairy Cupcakes ~   仙女纸杯蛋糕

Ingredients

  • 4 oz butter
  • 3 oz caster sugar
  • 6 oz self-raising flour
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 2 Tbsp milk
  • Marmalade
  • Snow powder
Method
  1. Beat the butter and sugar till light and creamy.
  2. Add in the eggs, one @ a time, mix well.
  3. Sift in the flour, mix well.
  4. Add in the vanilla.
  5. Put the batter into cupcake liners using an ice cream scoop.
  6. Bake in a preheated oven @ 180 deg.C for 20 mins.  Test with a skewer till it comes out clean.
  7. Let cool in the pan before removing to cool on a wire rack.
  8. Using a sharp knife, cut a cone shaped piece from the top of the each cupcake, about 4cm wide and 1.5cm deep.  Cut each cone-shaped piece of cake in half.  Fill up the hole with some marmalade or whatever jam you fancy.  Arrange the two cut pieces on top.  Dust with snow powder.
  9. Yield :  7 Cupcakes




Here are some of my previous X'mas posts :-
Panettone
Bishop'sCake or Stained Glass window Cake
Stollen
Pistachio Mixed fruits White Chocolate Bark





This post is linked to  Cook and Celebrate:  Christmas 2015 hosted by
Yen from Goody Foodies, Diana from The Domestic Goddess Wannabe and 




Comments

  1. Hi Cheah,

    I'm sure we are all busy with holidays baking!!! I'm sure too that the kids will like these fairy cupcakes too :D

    Zoe

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  2. Simple and delicious! I still have a small bottle of peach jam in the fridge..might just turn it into some muffins too. Thanks for sharing, Cheah.

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  3. Yumm! They look so spongy! And with some jam..must be really good :)

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    1. Yes, the jam does enhance the taste of the plain cupcake.

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  4. Hi Cheah, your cupcakes look so good and delicious! I see that everyone's baking non-stop these days!

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    1. Thank you, Jasline. Everybody seems to be baking cookies or cakes for the season!

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  5. Cheah, I really need to start baking again. Miss all the home baked goods.
    Enjoy & have a great weekend.
    Blessings, Kristy

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  6. This is a classic! I remember bakign Fairy cakes in Home Ec class when I was 13! This brings back memories! :)

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