Rainbow Cupcakes

    Rainbow Cupcakes

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    45min


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    About this recipe: Amazing to look at and even better to eat!

    BigIssueInTheNorth Greater Manchester, England, UK

    Ingredients
    Makes: 12 cupcakes

    • 125g unsalted butter
    • 125g self-raising flour
    • 125g caster sugar
    • 2 eggs
    • 1 tsp vanilla extract
    • 3 tbsp milk
    • 4 bottles food colouring (red, blue, yellow, green)
    • 12 cupcake cases

    Method
    Prep:30min  ›  Cook:15min  ›  Ready in:45min 

    1. Preheat oven to 200 C / Gas mark 6.
    2. Cream the sugar and butter until pale and fluffy.
    3. Beat the eggs in one at a time, adding a little flour in each time, until the ingredients are mixed.
    4. Add the vanilla essence and mix. Then add the milk 1 tbsp at a time, mixing after each addition.
    5. Divide the mixture into 6 bowls:
      In Bowl 1 - Add half a cap of red colouring
      In Bowl 2 - Add half a cap of red and half a cap of yellow
      In Bowl 3 - Add half a cap of yellow
      In Bowl 4 - Add half a cap of green
      In Bowl 5 - Add half a cap of blue
      In Bowl 6 - Add half a cap of blue and half a cap of red
      Mix colouring into each mixture after adding.
    6. Divide the purple mixture between the 12 cases. Repeat with the other mixtures in this order: Blue, Green, Yellow, Orange, Red.
    7. Bake in the preheated oven for 10-15 minutes.

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    Reviews (10)

    11

    These cupcakes are so easy to make and they turn out looking amazing and they taste yummy!! - 24 Jul 2011

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    7

    These fairy cakes are stunning and gor comments from everyone at my sons party! (they did take me along time to get into the cases and in to the oven!) - 11 Apr 2010

    6

    really great and easy and the kids loves them - 09 Mar 2012

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