Festive Cupcakes Recipe

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Festive Cupcakes
How to make Festive Cupcakes
  • Recipe By: NDTV Food
  • Recipe Servings: 4
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  • Difficulty Level: Medium

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.

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
  • Icing:
  • 1 Egg white
  • 1/2 tbsp lemon juice
  • 200 gms icing sugar
  • Decorative sweets & festive decorations

How to Make Festive Cupcakes

  • 1.Cream the butter and sugar well until light and fluffy.
  • 2.Gradually beat in the eggs. Fold in the flour, cocoa and baking powder sieved together.
  • 3.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.
  • 4.Remove from oven and cool.
  • Prepare the Icing:
  • 1.Whip the whites until frothy. Squeeze in lemon juice and gradually beat in icing sugar.
  • 2.Add enough sugar to give a coating consistency. Ice the cup cakes with the icing & leave to set.
  • 3.Decorate with festive sweets & decorations.
Key Ingredients: softened butter, castor sugar, Eggs (beaten), flour, cocoa powder, baking powder, Egg white, lemon juice, icing sugar,