Sweet Cupcakes Recipe

Sweet Cupcakes Recipe

Ingredients: Makes 15

100 g/4 oz/0.5 cup butter or margarine, softened
225 g/8 oz/1 cup caster (superfine) sugar
2 eggs
5 ml/1 tsp vanilla essence (extract)

175 g/6 oz/1.5 cups self-raising (self-rising) flour
5 ml/1 tsp baking powder
A pinch of salt
75 ml/5 tbsp milk

Method:

Cream together the butter or margarine and sugar until light and fluffy. Gradually add the eggs and vanilla essence, beating well after each addition. Fold in the flour, baking powder and salt alternately with the milk, beating well. Spoon the mixture into paper cake cases (cupcake papers) and bake in a preheated oven at 190C/375F/gas mark 5 for 20 minutes until a skewer inserted in the centre comes out clean.

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