Quick and easy, we’ve added great ideas for these fairy cake decorations like topping with chocolate frosting or making rose decorations.
- For the fairy cakes:
- 125g (5oz) plain flour
- 250g (9oz) condensed milk
- 1 egg
- ½ tsp vanilla extract
- 85g (3oz) margarine or butter
- 1½ tsp baking powder
- For the frosting:
- 200g (7oz) icing sugar
- 55g (2oz) margarine or butter, softened
- Few drops vanilla extract
- 1-2 tbsp condensed milk
- Sugar sprinkles or cake decorations, to decorate
- You'll also need:
- 12-hole muffin tin
- 12 muffin cases
Preheat the oven to 180°C (350°F, gas mark 4).
Place the flour, condensed milk, egg, vanilla extract, margarine and baking powder in a bowl and beat with an electric hand mixer for 2-3 mins until pale and fluffy.
Spoon into the muffin cases and bake for approximately 15-18 mins until springy to the touch and golden brown. Cool slightly then transfer to a cooling rack to cool completely.
Beat the icing sugar, butter and vanilla with enough condensed milk to bring the mixture to a soft consistency. Spread or pipe onto the cakes. Decorate as desired.
Top tip for making Vanilla fairy cakes
For a chocolate frosting: Beat 3tbsp cocoa powder into the icing.