Thursday, 25 March 2010
Birthday cup cakes.
Birthday cup cakes-Light and airy cakes, baked to perfection and decorated with fondant icing to make delectable little cup cakes.Beautiful birthday gift for that special occasion.
8 oz softened butter
8 oz caster sugar
4 eggs, lightly beaten
1 tsp vanilla extract
8 oz self-raising flour (maida)
2 tbsp milk
Ready to roll white fondant icing.
Sprinkles or cake decorations of choice.
Confectioners sugar for dusting.
Preheat oven to 180 degrees.
1.Cream the butter and suger till soft and fluffy.
2.Add the beaten eggs, milk and vanilla and beat again.
3.With ametal spoon gently fold in the flour.
4. Divide the mixture into fairy cake cases .
5.Bake in preheated oven at 18o degrees centigrade for approx 12-15 minutes.
6.Cakes are ready when tooth pick inserted in it comes out clean.
7.Remove cakes from oven and cool on wire rack.
1.Take some white fondant and add a few drops of food colour and knead the colour in.Repeat for other colours.Keep aside.
2. Roll out the coloured fondant icingto approx 3mm thick using confectioners sugar for dusting.
3.Using a cookie cutter cut round circles to fit top of cakes.
4.Brush the fondant icing circles with water and press into place on top of cakes.
5.Using cookie cutters of different shapes cut out flowers and hearts and decorate cakes as desired.(Stick fondant shapes onto cakes by brushing the fondant icing with a drop of water and pressing down to secure.)
6.Add sprinkles to cake tops to decorate further.
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Labels: Cakes/Cake Pops
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