Plain cupcakes

Plain cupcakes


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About this recipe: Delicious cupcakes. The recipe makes about eight. Quick and easy to make. You can add a filling such as chocolate, or for a healthier option, try apple or carrot. Delicious with your favourite icing.

123amyh Essex, England, UK

Makes: 8 Cupcakes

  • 1 egg
  • 50g margarine
  • 50g caster sugar
  • 50g self raising flour
  • 25g grated carrot, apple or chocolate (optional)

Prep:10min  ›  Cook:15min  ›  Ready in:25min 

  1. Preheat oven to 180 C / Gas 4.
  2. Mix all of the ingredients in a bowl. The more you mix, the bigger the cupcakes will be.
  3. Place cake cases into a baking tray. Pour the mixture in the cases.
  4. Cook for about 15 minutes. Touch the top of a cake and it should bounce back if they are cooked.
  5. Add icing (optional). Eat!

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Reviews (18)


they did not turn out good at all as they collapsed in the middle and when i decided to take them out they all fell apart, even though i did the recipe twice. the taste is ok but i would not recommend this recipe. - 26 Sep 2012


Something else. Add a bit of vanilla essense for extra taste - 07 Oct 2010


Perfect! I doubled the amount as i was making 12 medium cupcakes but it worked perfectly! The cupcakes for yummy - 04 Mar 2012

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