How to make Strawberry Fairy Cakes -

Yummy cupcakes with nice strawberry icing.

Sanjeev Kapoor

This recipe is from the book Cakes and Bakes.

Main Ingredients : Refined Flour, Strawberry Essence (स्ट्रॉबेरी एसेन्स)

Cuisine : Fusion

Course : Desserts

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Strawberry Fairy Cakes

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Fusion cuisine is one that combines elements of different culinary traditions. Cuisines of this type are not categorized according to any one particular cuisine style and have played a part in a number of innovations.
Fusion food is a general term for the combination of various forms of cookery and comes in several forms.  

Prep Time : 31-40 minutes

Cook time : 21-25 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Moderate

Taste : Sweet

Ingredients for Strawberry Fairy Cakes Recipe

  • Refined Flour 1 1/4 cup

  • Strawberry Essence 1 1/4 teaspoon

  • Butter 100 grams

  • Castor sugar (caster sugar) 1/2 cup

  • Eggs 3

  • Strawberry icing

  • Strawberry essence 3 drops

  • Butter 50 grams

  • Icing sugar 1 cup

  • Red Colour optional a few

  • To garnish

  • Fresh strawberries a few

  • Strawberry jam

  • Silver balls

Method

Step 1

Preheat oven to 190°C/375°F/ Gas Mark 5. Sift flour and baking powder together. Cream the butter and sugar together, then beat in eggs and flour. Mix well. Spoon into individual greased muffin moulds and bake in the preheated oven for fifteen to twenty minutes.

Step 2

When they have cooled a little, remove from the tins onto a cooling tray. To decorate, make a strawberry butter icing by creaming butter, icing sugar, strawberry flavouring and colouring together.

Step 3

When soft and well mixed, spoon into a piping bag with a star nozzle. Slice the top mound of the cake and cut into two. Pipe strawberry icing on the base and place the cut cake pieces over the icing in the shape of wings.

Step 4

Pipe jam on the wings in a decorative manner and place a slice of strawberry on top between the two wings. Place some silver balls around the jam design and serve.

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