Professional Party Cupcakes

    30 minutes

    Professional looking cupcakes are a snap to make with this foolproof recipes. Perfect for parties and holidays.

    5 people made this

    Serves: 6 

    • Cakes
    • 125g softened butter
    • 1/2 cup (125g) caster sugar
    • 2 medium eggs, at room temperature
    • 1 cup (125g) self-raising flour
    • 2 tablespoons milk
    • Buttercream Topping
    • 175g softened butter or low fat margarine
    • 2 3/4 cups (440g) icing sugar
    • 3 tablespoons boiling water
    • few drops of vanilla essence

    Preparation:15min  ›  Cook:15min  ›  Ready in:30min 

    1. Preheat the oven to 190 degrees C. Line a 12 hole cupcake tray with patty cups.
    2. Beat together the butter and sugar in a bowl until light and fluffy. Beat in a separate bowl the eggs. Add a little of the eggs to the butter mixture and beat. Add flour and milk slowly and beat the mixture until smooth.
    3. Divide the mixture between the patty cups and bake in the oven for 12 - 15 minutes until golden brown and firm to the touch.
    4. Remove the cakes from the oven and transfer to a cake rack to cool.
    5. To prepare buttercream: Beat the butter or margarine in a bowl to soften it. Add the icing sugar, boiling water and vanilla. Beat until the icing is very smooth.
    6. Ice each cooled cake using a piping bag. Decorate with cake decorations of choice.

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    ...i love these...i actually double the ingredients and make a cake with it...everyone loves it...nice one !!  -  14 Oct 2011  (Review from Allrecipes UK & Ireland)


    I made these cupcakes for a friends birthday and they went down a storm, already had a request from another friend for her birthday, thank you  -  15 Feb 2012  (Review from Allrecipes UK & Ireland)


    These look sooooo nice you must be a very good baker to make them that perfect!!  -  28 Apr 2010  (Review from Allrecipes UK & Ireland)