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Butterfly Cup Cakes

Submitted by Kimberley
This recipe is in categories Baking, Party food
About this recipe
Healthiness : (4 votes)
Difficulty:  3 out of 5 difficulty
Comments: Care needs taking with the hot oven, and with slicing the tops off the cooked cakes.
Preparation Time: 10 mins
Cooking Time: 15 mins
Number of servings: 11
Serving suggestions: have on their own or with a hot drink

These make attractive and moreish cakes for a party.
  • 125g sugar
  • 125g butter
  • 150g self raising flour
  • 2 eggs
  • 11 cup cake cases
  • 100g icing Sugar
  • 50g butter
  • 2tbsn milk
  • 22 butterfly sprinkles
  • 11 Maltesers
  • Mixing bowls
  • Spoons
  • Mixer
  • Knife
  • Fork
Making and cooking it
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  1. Mix the butter with the sugar
  2. Beat the eggs
  3. Add eggs and flour slowly to the mixture and blend
  4. Spoon mixture into cupcake cases
  5. Place in preheated oven at 180C for 15 mins
  6. When cooked, allow to cool for a few minutes 
  7. Mix icing sugar with butter and add milk
  8. Slice off the top of each cake
  9. Cut out the wings by cutting each top in half
  10. Stick wings on with the butter icing
  11. Add Malteser and sprinkles
  12. Eat
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