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Olympic Cupcakes

This recipe is in categories Baking, Desserts, Snacks,
About this recipe:
Difficulty: 2
Preparation Time: 20 mins
Cooking Time: 20 mins
Number of servings: 12 cakes
Serving suggestions: Serve for a jubilee picnic or BBQ

A lovely basic cupcake recipe, with an Olympic theme.

  1. 100g (4 oz) soft butter
  2. 100g (4oz) caster sugar
  3. 100g (4oz) self-raising flour
  4. pinch of baking powder
  5. 2 eggs - at room temperature


Making and cooking it
  1. Put cake cases in the bun (patty) tin 
  2. Turn on the oven to 185C / 375F / Gas no 5
  3. Cream the butter and caster sugar together in the until light and fluffy
  4. Break the eggs into the small bowl and whisk with a fork
  5. Add the eggs, baking powder and flour a little at a time, mixing in until smooth
  6. Drop a large teaspoon of mixture into each of the  cake cases
  7. Bake for about 20  minutes(until golden and well risen)
  8. Take from the oven and cool on wire rack
  9. When they are cool, make the icing up and spoon a little onto the centre of each 
  10. Add a sweet to decorate.