Christmas Cupcakes

by - Sunday, December 11, 2016


For the Cupcakes-
150g of Butter
150g of caster sugar
3 Eggs
125g of Self raising Flour
25g of Cocoa Powder
 ½tsp of Baking Powder
Festive millions decorations

For the Buttercream-
150g of Butter
250g of Icing Sugar

Prep time- 30 mins

Bake time- 15-20 mins

Video tutorial here-

For the Cupcakes
Preheat the oven to 180℃, now line your cupcake tin with 12 cupcake cases. Next step is to place the butter and caster sugar in a bowl and mix well with either a wooden spoon or an electric mixer until light and fluffy. Now beat the eggs and gradually add into the mix a little at a time until its smooth.
(Tip- add a little bit of flour if the mixture curdles)

Now add the Flour, cocoa powder and baking powder and mix well until very smooth.

Fill each cupcake case with 2/3 of the mixture and bake for about 15 to 20 minutes.

For the Buttercream

Add the butter and icing sugar into a mixing bowl, add 2 teaspoons of boiling water and mix well  until smooth.
Now add into a piping bag with a large star nozzle and pipe on top of each cake, add the millions decorations and serve.

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