How to Make Fairy Cakes with Self Raising Flour

This is how to make 12 simple fairy cakes. This nice child-friendly recipe is perfect for young children to make as it's super easy.

Ingredients

  • 125g of softened butter
  • 125g of caster sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 125g self-raising flour
  • 2 tbsp of milk

Steps

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    Set the oven to 180°C/350°F/Gas Mark 4.
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    Fill a cake tin with 12 paper cases
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    Beat the sugar and butter together until creamy and light
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    Carefully add one egg and stir it in until the mixture is smooth. Do the same with the second egg
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    Sieve the flour into the mixture in the bowl
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    Add the milk and beat everything together until smooth
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    Drop a big spoonful of the mixture into each of the 12 cases
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    Cook in the oven for 15-20 minutes or until it feels springy and looks golden
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    Leave them to cool slightly in the tin, then lift them onto a wire cooling rack
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    Decorate with icing or eat them plain, either way they're delicious. Enjoy!

Tips

  • Sometimes, you can use bananas instead of eggs.

Warnings

  • Open the oven with oven gloves to protect your hands from burning
  • Be very careful with sharp knives
  • Make sure children are supervised at all times during cooking
  • Wash your hands before and after cooking
  • Wear an apron to keep your clothes clean

Things You'll Need

  • A bowl
  • A spoon
  • A cake tin
  • 12 fairy cake cases
  • A sieve
  • Scales

Article Info

Categories: Cakes