Easter is such a lovely time of year and it is made even better by this glorious weather. Not that you really want to be stuck in your kitchen, but if the urge takes you, here are some easy ideas for decorating Easter cupcakes.
|PiP Studio Collection Tea Cup and Saucer|
The recipe below makes 18 very light and crumbly cupcakes – I use the bigger cases and bake them in a muffin tin.
White Chocolate and Raspberry Cupcakes
375 g self-raising flour
1 teaspoon baking powder
½ teaspoon bicarbonate of soda
½ teaspoon salt
120ml vegetable or rapeseed oil
1 teaspoon vanilla essence or extract
115g unsalted butter (at room temperature)
225g caster sugar
150g white chocolate chips
50g seedless jam
110g unsalted butter at room temperature
500g icing sugar
1 teaspoon vanilla essence
2 tablespoons of milk
Preheat oven to 180 degrees celsius
For the Vanilla Buttercream
Wishing you all a very Happy Easter!