Lovely plain cupcakes

    25 min

    Just a simple and lovely plain cupcake recipe, calling for just four storecupboard ingredients. Ice them, or enjoy plain!

    70 people made this

    Serves: 8 

    • 100g margarine
    • 100g sugar
    • 125g self raising flour
    • 2 eggs

    Prep:5min  ›  Cook:20min  ›  Ready in:25min 

    1. Pre-heat the oven to 190 C / Gas 5.
    2. Mix all the ingredients together with a wooden spoon (you can also add food colouring). Spoon into greased or lined cupcake cases.
    3. Bake for 20 to 25 minutes, or until the cakes test done in the centre. Cool before icing or decorating.

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    i added a food coloring into the sponge to test for Halloween they are so lovely  -  30 Sep 2012


    Fab little recipe, so easy and so tasty. I added 1 tsp of vanilla essence. They didn't last the day out in my house so shall be making more tomorrow.  -  25 Jan 2014


    Super quick and easy and tasted fabulous.  -  16 Jul 2013