Sunday 20 December 2009

Princess cup cakes

Princess cup cakes-Devine little cupcakes iced and decorated in the theme of princess. Marbled dual coloured cakes made from pink and white batter.Iced with pastel colour icing and decorated with hearts and flowers and sweet crystals.

Will make approx 12 cup cakes.


8 oz self raising flour(maida)
8 oz sugar
8 oz softened butter (room temperature)
4 eggs
1/2 teaspoon bicarbonate of soda
1 teaspoon vanilla essence
Pink food colouring few drops.

Butter cream Icing:

100 g unsalted butter
200 g icing sugar
1 Tbsp Milk
1 teaspoon vanilla essence.
Few drops each of pink, yellow, blue food colouring.
Fondant ready to roll icing
Cake decorations of choice.


1.Preheat oven to 200 degrees Centigrade
2.Add the bicarbonate of soda to the flour and sieve the flour .Keep aside
3.Cream the butter and sugar till light and fluffy.
4.Add the vanilla essence and the eggs. Mix thoroughly
5.Fold in the flour taking care not to over mix.
6.Divide the batter into two parts.
7.In one part add a few drops of pink food colour and mix in to make the batter pink.
8. Spoon the mixture in the cup cakes alternating with one spoon white mixture and top with one spoon pink mixture. Smooth the tops.
9.Place the cup cakes in the oven to bake for approx 15-20 mins. Check if cooked by inserting a skewer in the top of the cake .If it comes out clean cakes are cooked.
10.Take out of oven and leave to cool.


1.Cream together the butter and icing sugar  with milk and vanilla.
2. Divide the icing into 4 parts.To each part add 2-3 drops of desired food colour.Mix the icing so colour is even.
5. Using a palette knife cover each cup cake with the desired colour of icing. You can also fill a piping bag with a star nozzle and fill it with butter cream and pipe rosettes on top of the cakes instead.
6.Sprinkle on top the desired cake decoration and flowers and shapes cut out of the ready rolled fondant,
Cup cakes are ready to enjoy.

NB: If for any reason your cakes raise too much in the centre during cooking.Carefully slice the tops off to make flat before icing.

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  2. Love ur cup cakes.....
    They really look divine

  3. First time here..yummy and cute cupcakes..U have a nice collection of baking recipes

  4. These cupcakes look so cute and adorable!

  5. I'm baking these with my two girls this weekend! Thank you!

  6. So appropriate at the moment!


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