Glittery Cupcakes! ๐Ÿ’œ

Hello everyone. ๐Ÿ˜€

On theย rainy day that I had off of work yesterday, I thought it was the perfect opportunity to do a little baking! I love baking and haven’t baked in a few months so I was pretty excited! I went for a simple cupcake recipe and I decorated them with chocolate frosting which is delicious by the way and some white icing. Yummy!ย I also added a little food colouring to the mix, some pink and some orange which didn’t turn out great as I should’ve added a little more, live and learn ay ๐Ÿ˜› I decorated it with some edible purple glitter and a few with popping candy too which is so cool, love that stuff.

Ingredients..ย 

  • 200g Caster Sugar
  • 200g Self raising flour
  • 150g butter
  • 125ml milk
  • 2 eggs
  • Icing sugar
  • Chocolate frosting
  • Decorations. Popping candy, edible glitter..

First off I mixed up the caster sugar and butter together before I added 1 egg at a time. Then mixed in the flour which will thicken it up.

Then bit by bit add some milk to form the more runny mixture that you need. I then split up the mixture to add some food colouring.

After I pre-heated the oven to 180’c and set out the paper cases onto a baking tray or cupcake tray (I couldn’t find ours?!) I then filled the cases to 3/4 the way full of mixture and popped them into the oven to bake for 18-20 minutes until golden brown or until you think they are ready. Leave them to cool for 15-20 minutes before decorating other the icing will just melt and it will be a disaster, trust me I’ve been there, whoops..

And this is my final result, and they tasted pretty yummy too!

Hmm What to bake next? Thank you for reading this and I hope you liked my first baking blog post. ๐Ÿ™‚

Until next time lovelies

Sophieโœจ

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