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Festive Cupcakes Recipe
How to make Festive Cupcakes
About Festive Cupcakes Recipe: These little spongy cupcakes frosted with a delicious lemon icing and topped with little decorative cake dressings are perfect for a festive occasion.
- Total Cook Time 50 mins
- Prep Time 10 mins
- Cook Time 40 mins
- Recipe Servings4
Ingredients of Festive Cupcakes
- 150 gms softened butter
- 150 gms castor sugar
- 3 Eggs (beaten)
- 125 gms flour
- 25 gms cocoa powder
- 1 1/2 tbsp baking powder
- 1 Egg white
- 1/2 tbsp lemon juice
- 200 gms icing sugar
- Decorative sweets & festive decorations
How to Make Festive CupcakesHideShow Media
Cream the butter and sugar well until light and fluffy.
Gradually beat in the eggs. Fold in the flour, cocoa and 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.
Prepare 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.