Simple cupcake recipe

Simple cupcake recipe


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About this recipe: A simple recipe for small cupcakes. Doesn't take much time or ingredients, perfect for children to make.

casey13 Lincolnshire, England, UK


  • 100g caster (or granulated) sugar
  • 100g self-raising flour
  • 100g (soft) margarine
  • 2 medium eggs
  • 50g cocoa powder (optional)
  • 1 tsp vanilla essence (optional)


  1. Preheat oven to 180 (gas mark 6)
  2. Whisk the butter and sugar for 5 minutes until pale and creamy
  3. Weigh out the flour into a Separate bowl and crack the eggs into a jug and beat
  4. Add the egg a bit at a time while whisking
  5. Sieve in the flour and Fold the mixture until no flour can be seen
  6. Put the mixture into cupcake cases and cook for 10-12 minutes


The vanilla essence or cocoa powder can be added to change the flavour of the recipe if desired.

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