Colourful Queen Cakes

Recipe from: 10/6/2005 12:00:00 AM

Ingredients 11
Servings 12
Time 20

Ingredients

  • 480
    ml
    self-raising flour
  • 250
    g
    softened unsalted butter at room temperature
  • 290
    ml
    caster sugar
  • 4
    eggs, at room temperature
  • 5
    ml
    vanilla essence
  • 15
    ml
    milk to bind, at room temperature
  • 125
    g
    Butter Icing: softened butter
  • 250
    g
    icing sugar, sifted
  • 1
    pinch
    salt
  • 30
    ml
    milk
  • 5
    ml
    food colouring as desired
 

Method

20
 
Preheat the oven to 200°C. Line the 12 hollows of a muffin tin with paper cups.

Place all the cake ingredients, except the milk, in a bowl and beat until well mixed. Add the milk a little at a time beating to form a smooth batter.

Spoon the batter into the paper cups and bake for 20 minutes or until done. Remove from the oven and cool in the tin for 5 minutes before transferring to a wire rack to cool completely.

Icing Cream together the butter, icing sugar, salt and enough milk to make a creamy icing that's easy to spread. Divide the icing into 4 uniform quantities and colour each as desired. Spread the icing on top of the queen cakes and decorate as desired.

 

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