Cakes, Cupcakes

Birthday cupcakes

Birthday cupcakes

Instead of making birthday cakes, I’ve been making birthday cupcakes lately. They are so much fun especially for kiddies birthday parties and I’m a big kid and I absolutely love kiddies birthday parties.

Ingredients

  1. 1½ cup self raising flour
  2. ½ cup sugar
  3. ½ cup butter, at room temperature
  4. 2 large eggs
  5. 1 teaspoon vanilla essence
  6. ½ cup milk

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Frosting

  1. ½ icing sugar
  2. 2 table spoon of milk
  3. m&m’s
  4. rainbow sprinkles

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Directions

  1. With the mixer on low, mix the butter and sugar for about 1 minute, add in the eggs one at a time and vanilla essence and mix well.
  2. Add in half the flour and half the milk and mix, and add in the remaining flour and milk and then mix again.
  3. With an ice-cream scoop, fill the cupcake pan evenly with the batter.
  4. Bake for 20-25 minutes or when a toothpick inserted comes out clean.
  5. Cool completely on a wire rack
  6. For the frosting:  Mix the icing sugar and milk and then spread it on top of the cupcakes.
  7. Top with the sprinkles or m&m’s.
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