Monday, 1 June 2009
A simple cupcake recipe ideal for afternoon tea, kids' birthday parties or for school parties. Top with some strawberry butter icing to complete the effect.
225 g margarine or butter (I used butter) – softened not melted
225 g caster sugar
4 eggs – I used xl (800 g) eggs
225 g self raising flour – sifted
1 tsp Queen brand strawberry essence
Preheat oven to 180°C. Line a biscuit tray or slice tin with mini cupcake paper cases.
Put all ingredients in a mixing bowl and beat with electric beaters until combined. Evenly spoon the mixture into the paper cases and bake for 15 to 20 mins.
Cool completely before icing with STRAWBERRY BUTTER ICING.
Note: Queen is Australia's leading producer of extracts, essences, food colourings, decorations and syrups and have been doing so since 1897. Queen is available at all major supermarkets. Check out their range of products HERE.