Cupcakes are much derided these days, rather like ‘yummy mummies’. That bastion of feminism, The Guardian, seems to be carrying pieces that are prejudiced against yummy mummies. Why? This is just dislike of uppity women who are ‘yummy’ because they’ve kept their figure and their looks, even though they’ve had children. Good for them!
115g butter, room temperature
2 eggs, room temperature
300g icing sugar
150g room temperature butter
A few drops of milk
Pre-heat oven to 150 C
Next just put all ingredients into a bowl then mix till smooth.
Using butter or a vegetable oil spray, grease the insides of your tea cups. You could also put a sprinkling of flour inside.
Spoon the cake mixture into your tea cup. Place the teacups onto a baking tray with a teatowel in the bottom as an extra failsafe in case of cracking. Bake in the preheated oven for about 15 minutes or until a skewer inserted in the centre of a cake comes out clean. Aga instructions, I did this on the bottom shelf of the baking oven.