Festive Cupcakes Chef: Recipe Servings: 5 Cook Time: 40 Minutes These little spongy cupcakes frosted with a delicious lemon icing and topped with little decorative cake dressings are perfect for a festive occasion. Ingredients 150 gm softened butter 150 gm castor sugar 3 eggs beaten 125 gm flour 25 gm cocoa powder 1 1/2 Tbsp baking powder Icing: 1 egg white 1/2 Tbsp lemon juice 200 gm icing sugar Decorative sweets & festive decorations Method Cream the butter & sugar well until light and fluffy. Gradually beat in the eggs. Fold in the flour, cocoa & baking powder sieved together. Turn into paper cases in muffin moulds. Bake at 180 degrees centigrade for 10-15 minutes or until the cakes have risen well and firm to touch. Remove from oven and cool. For the Icing: Whip the whites until frothy. Squeeze in lemon juice and gradually beat in icing sugar. Add enough sugar to give a coating consistency. Ice the cup cakes with the icing & leave to set. Decorate with festive sweets & decorations.