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The finished product (using chocolate).

Cupcakes are small cakes placed in cake cases. This recipe produces 15 cupcakes.

Ingredients[edit | edit source]

  • 100g self raising flour
  • 100g caster sugar
  • 100g margarine
  • 2 eggs
  • 15 cake cases
  • icing sugar (optional)

Optional[edit | edit source]

  • Replace two tablespoons of flour with drinking chocolate or cocoa to add a nice chocolate flavor.

Procedure[edit | edit source]

Cupcakes cooking in oven.
Cupcakes cooking in oven.
Cupcakes cooking in oven, a bit later on.
  1. Preheat an oven to Gas mark 5.
  2. Place 15 cake cases on a baking tray, or, if you have one, in cases set in a muffin/cupcake pan.
  3. Place flour, sugar, margarine and eggs into a mixing bowl.
  4. Use a electric mixer (optional) to mix the ingredients together for 1 minute.
  5. Use a spoon and knife to place the mixture into the cake cases.
  6. Bake for 15 to 20 minutes.
  7. When completed remove from oven and leave to cool, optionally decorate with icing.