Fairy Cupcakes Recipe

Fairy Cupcakes


  • 115g/4oz butter
  • 115g/4oz caster sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 115g/4oz self-raising flour

For The Topping
  • Hundreds & thousands, chocolate sprinkles, glace cherries, sugar flowers, jelly gems or whatever you wish
  • 200g/7oz icing sugar
  • 2 tbsp warm water
  • few drops of food colouring (optional)

How to make Fairy Cupcakes

  • Preheat oven to 190C/375F/Gas Mark 5
  • Cream together butter & caster sugar in large bowl until pale & fluffy
  • Beat in eggs gradually
  • Fold in flour with a spoon
  • Spoon mixture into paper cases on a bun tray
  • Bake for 20 minutes then leave to cool

  • Sift icing sugar into bowl
  • Stir just enough water to mix to a smooth paste - thick enough to coat the back of the spoon
  • Stir in food colouring if desired
  • Spread icing over cakes
  • Decorate as desired

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