Kent cake of the month

16:08 23 May 2011

Kent cake of the month

Kent cake of the month

Strawberry and chocolate butterfly cupcakes, by Karen Thomas of The Enchanted Bakery in Tonbridge

Strawberry and chocolate butterfly cupcakes


by Karen Thomas of The Enchanted Bakery in Tonbridge


01732 773313


Cakes


6oz butter or sunflower margarine


6oz castersugar


4oz self-raising flour


1 tsp baking powder


2oz cocoa powder


100 mls hot water


3 eggs



Icing


6oz icing sugar


3oz butter


1oz cocoa powder


2 tbs milk


6 strawberries



Method


1 Cream together butter /margarine and sugar


2 Beat in the eggs


3 Sift in flour, baking powder and cocoa powder


4 Add hot water, mix until smooth


5 Spoon into 12 muffin cases


6 Bake in a moderate oven 180c or 170c if using a fan oven


for about 15 /20 mins


7 Cream together the icing sugar and butter with the cocoa powder


and 1tbsp of milk until light and fluffy, adding 2nd tbsp of milk if needed


8 When cakes are cooled, remove a small circle from each, put to one side and


pipe the chocolate buttercream into the middle of each cake


9 Cut each circle of sponge in half and place it onto cupcake like butterfly wings


10 Cut strawberries in half then place in between the wings, dust lightly with icing sugar.




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