Flower Cupcake Recipe

Vanilla Butter Cakes

Recipe from Women’s Weekly Easy Cupcakes By Colour

Makes 8

1 cup (150g) self raising flour

90g softened butter

1 teaspoon vanilla extract

½  cup (110g) caster sugar

2 eggs

2 tablespoons milk

  1. Preheat oven to 180/160 degrees. Line 8 holes of muffin pan with paper cases.
  2. Sift flour in to a bowl, add butter, extract, sugar, eggs and milk; beat with electric mixer on low speed until ingredients are combined. Increase speed until mixture is smooth and changed into a paler colour.
  3. Drop ¼ cup of mixture into case. Bake for about 20 mins. Stand cakes for 5 mins before turning topside up onto wire rake to cool.

Butter Icing

125g butter softened

1 ½ cups (240g) icing sugar

2 tablespoons milk

  1. Beat all ingredients together.
  2. Makes 1 ¾ cups

To create the flower cupcakes: Spread the top with a thick layer of green icing. Place a lollypop in the centre of the cupcake. Add two spearmint leaves lollies at base of stick.

I use this same recipe and decorated cupcake  in lots of different ways. Here are some other cupcakes I have decorated for Molly’s Party


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