Butterfly fairy Cakes ...

Racquel Sweeney

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@racquelsweeney

These wee buns I forgot I had them in my camera to post . There so easy to make and the children just loves them .


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Serves:

12

Prep:

10 Min

Cook:

20 Min

Method:

Bake

Ingredients

125g
4.41 ounces self rising flour
4
eggs
125g
4.41 ounes caster sugar
2 Tbsp
warm water
1 tsp
vanilla extract
1/2 tsp
baking powder

FOR THE FILLING

2 Tbsp
butter
2 c
icing sugar (confectioners powder sugar)
1 tsp
vanilla extract
1 tsp
milk (only if the mixture appears to dry)
jam (strawberry or raspberry)
confectioners icing powder for dusting on top

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Preheat the oven to 180c/350f , prepare the patty tray with 12 paper cases.

In a large bowl with an electric mixer ,add the sugar, eggs, vanilla extract and the water together . Until the mixture appears a light mouse colour takes about 3 minutes .
2
shift the flour and baking powder into the batter ,fold in with a spatula trying not to flatten the air bubbles too much .
3
With an ice-cream scoop ,fill the prepared patty tin , fill each space with a scoop of batter. Then place the tray in your preheated oven for 20 minutes , until the buns are well risen and are a golden brown colour.
4
Once buns are done ,leave to cool in the baking tin . Probably take about 15 minutes . Then just cut the bun across the top .
5
To make the filling ,in a bowl add the butter ,vanilla and icing sugar and mix together with the electric mixer . With the butterfly bun put 1/2 teaspoon of jam on to the bun ,then a teaspoon of the buttery filling and with the top of bun ,just cut in half and place it on to the bun like wings shape . For decoration ...sprinkle over some icing sugar.. and enjoy with a cup of tea or coffee..

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Other Snacks
Main Ingredient: Flour
Regional Style: Irish
Dietary Needs: Vegetarian, Low Sodium
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, For Kids