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  • Makes 12
  • 25 minutes
  • Difficulty Easy
  • 12 Ingredients

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You can use sugar stars, flowers, hearts or what ever you want to for the decoration or just have it plain.

15 minutes preparation, 25 minutes cooking


Ingredients (makes 12 )

  • 125g butter, chopped at room temperature
  • 2/3 cup caster sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 2 eggs
  • 3/4 cup self-raising flour, sifted
  • 2/3 cup milk
  • 3/4 cup sultanas or mixed fruit
  • sugar flowers, hearts or stars to decorate
  • LEMON GLACE ICING
  • 2 cups icing sugar
  • 15g softened butter
  • 1-2 tablespoons lemon juice

Method

  1. Preheat oven to moderate, 180C. Line a 12-hole muffin pan with paper patty cases. In a bowl, using an electric mixer, cream butter and sugar together until light and fluffy. Beat in the vanilla extract. Add eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition.
  2. Fold in flour alternately with milk, beginning and ending with flour. Fold in sultanas. Spoon mixture into paper cases until two-thirds full.
  3. Bake for 20-25 minutes or until cooked when tested with a skewer. Cool in pan for 5 minutes, before turning onto a wire rack to cool completely.
  4. LEMON GLACE ICING. Sift icing sugar into a bowl. Beat in butter and enough lemon juice to make icing a smooth, spreadable consistency. Spread evenly over cakes. Top with sugar flowers to serve.

Notes

Great cupcakes to have for morning or afternoon tea with a cuppa and friends.

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