Vanilla Cupcakes


125g butter, unsalted and softened
125g caster sugar
2 medium eggs
1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
125g self raising flour
45ml milk


  1. Preheat the oven to 180°C
  2. Cream butter and sugar until pale and fluffy with an electric whisk
  3. Gradually mix in the egg and vanilla extract
  4. Gently mix in the flour adding the milk
  5. Spoon cupcake mix into each paper case.
  6. Bake for 18-20 minutes. Test with a tester and if it comes out clean, the cake is done.
  7. Take out the cupcake tin, and place on a wire rack to cool.

For the topping, in a bowl whisk together a tub of double cream and 2 tablespoons of caster sugar, till thick.
Using a piping bag and using a nozzle of choice, add the thickened cream and decorate the cupcakes.


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