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

For Decoration:

Ready to roll white fondant icing.
Sprinkles or cake decorations of choice.
Food colours.
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.

To Decorate:

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.

You may like:

Princess Cup cakes

NB-makes 24 cakes.

Submitting to;
Stories from my Indian kitchen -bakeoff event.


  1. cute!.. those pink papers add a nice touch.. that icing is so pretty..

  2. Nayana,

    Birthday cup looks really yummy and cute.

  3. Sounds & looks great! I love the decoration, so cute!


  4. Hey Nayna

    Birthday cup looks really the icing and colour presanted them really well!!

  5. Lovely cupcakes.....nicely decorated!

  6. the cup cakes looks so cute with such beautiful icing..too good.

  7. woww....birthday cup cakes are awesome...beautiful click.. :)

  8. Cakes looks so soft..lovely icing :)

  9. They look so cute Nayana...Loved the fondant icing too

  10. The cupcakes looks perfect and so yummy..

  11. Very cute cuppies. Thanks for the entry. It'll be on tomorrow's roundup.

  12. These are cute little cupcakes and yeah it makes a wonderful gift too. like the box in which you have packed them.

  13. The cup cakes looks so adorable and yuumy. Great work.

  14. Very cute. I should have tried this for my son's birthday. Anyways I will try out and let you know the outcome.

  15. Gorgeous cup cakes and beautiful presentation.

  16. Oh! those cuppies are just so adorable.... I would love them for my birthday.... & looking forward too..... Do send them all my way..... LOVELY!!!!!


  17. Looks soo cute n delicious.. nice presentation.. perfect job!!

  18. Cup cakes looks so cute & yummy...

  19. Beautiful presentation!
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  20. Hey congrats for featuring in HOMEOBUZZ magazine dear.. and you have an award in my blog :)

  21. wow, they look as beautiful as any storebought cupcakes. great to know they r homemade.

  22. Cute cupcakes, lovely frosting!!

  23. My cakes never come up like tht...i wonder why:(

  24. Hi,
    Thanks for stopping by our space. You have a very interesting collection of recipes here. These cupcakes look so cute..Great presentation!

  25. Awesome.. and yummy.........

  26. Your cupcake decorations are lovely!

  27. They look really pretty and elegant.


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