Simple Fairy Cakes

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Here’s an easy but delicious fairy cake recipe that kids can enjoy making. Once the cakes have cooled, have fun decorating with icing and a selection of toppings – try sprinkles, little sweets or slices of fruit.


(Makes 12- 16 small fairy cakes)

  • 115g (4oz) caster sugar
  • 115g (4oz) butter
  • 115g(4oz) self raising flour
  • 2 eggs
  • Small paper cupcake cases

How to make the fairy cakes:

  • Preheat the oven to 180 degrees.
  • Lay out small paper cupcakes cakes on a baking tray.
  • Cream the caster sugar and butter together using electric beaters.
  • Add the eggs and beat in.
  • Add the flour and beat in.
  • Put a few spoonfuls of mixture into each paper cupcake case.
  • Pop in the oven for 10 – 15 minutes until golden.

Allow the fairy cakes to cool then decorate with icing and other toppings.

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