Fairy Cakes

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Fairy Cakes are cup cakes that are decorated to look like fairies.



  1. Beat the butter, sugar and vanilla or lemon extract until creamy.
  2. Beat in the eggs one at a time.
  3. Fold in the sifted flour alternately with the milk.
  4. Three-quarters fill 18 well-greased paper patty cases or well-greased muffin tins.
  5. Bake at 180°C for 12-15 minutes until well risen and golden. Cool on a cake rack.
  6. Cut out a small circle in the top of each cake and cut each circle in half. Spoon a little jam in the centre hollow and top with whipped cream. Arrange the "wings" into the cream and dust with icing sugar before serving.

See also Cake