Vanilla Easter Cup Cakes…

Vanilla Easter Cup Cakes…

Serves: 12

Preparation time: 15 minutes

 Cooking time: 20-25 minutes

Ingredients:

  • 220g butter or margarine, room temperature
  • 220g caster sugar
  • 2 large eggs, beaten 25g Rachel’s low fat vanilla yogurt
  • 220g self raising flour, sifted
  • 2 tbsp Rachel’s low fat vanilla yogurt


Icing:

  • 250g icing sugar
  • 80g unsalted butter, room temperature
  • 25g Rachel’s low fat vanilla yogurt

Method:

  1. Pre-heat the oven to 180°C/350°F/Gas Mark 5.
  2. Line a cup cake or muffin tray with paper cases.
  3. Beat together the butter and caster sugar until light and fluffy.
  4.  Add the eggs a little at a time.
  5. Fold in the flour and yogurt.
  6. Spoon the mixture into the paper cases until half full.
  7. Bake in the oven until golden brown and springy to touch or test using a skewer, if it comes away clean the cakes are ready.
  8. Leave them to cool on a wire rack.
  9. Meanwhile prepare the icing.
  10. Begin by beating the butter and icing sugar until pale and well mixed, ideally using an electric mixer.
  11. Add the yogurt and continue to beat on medium to high speed until the icing is fluffy.
  12. The longer you beat the lighter the icing.
  13. Spoon the icing into a piping bag fitted with a star piping nozzle. 
  14. In a circular motion swirl the icing around each cake.
  15. Decorate with mini eggs.


Per serving:345kcal,
 Protein 2.6g,
 Carbs 43.4g,
Fat 17.7g,
 Sat Fat 10.9g,
Fibre 1.2g,
Sugar 33.5g,
Salt 0.4g
Cosr per serving £0.15

Recipe and photo credits- Rachel’s

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19 Comments

  1. Kit @ i-lostinausten
    March 30, 2012 / 7:46 am

    Wow! These are absolutily marvelous! LOVELY! 🙂

    • Clairejustine
      March 31, 2012 / 9:31 pm

      Thanks for stopping by and leaving a comment 🙂

  2. PlainVanillaMom
    March 30, 2012 / 10:36 am

    These are so cute and sound very yummy!

    • Clairejustine
      March 31, 2012 / 9:31 pm

      Thanks 🙂

  3. sazamom
    March 30, 2012 / 5:18 pm

    These look so cute! Hi I'm a new follower from WORLD BLOGGERS COMMUNITY.

    • Clairejustine
      March 31, 2012 / 9:32 pm

      Thanks for following stopping by to follow back 🙂

  4. Phyllis@Around the House
    March 31, 2012 / 1:01 am

    wow those look so beautiful and delish…yummy

    • Clairejustine
      March 31, 2012 / 9:44 pm

      Thanks for the comment 🙂

  5. Phyllis@Around the House
    March 31, 2012 / 1:03 am

    I would love the writing on my blog to be like yours love it so much…cute and easy to read…help me…

    • Clairejustine
      March 31, 2012 / 9:47 pm

      I have just stopped by your blog it is beautiful 🙂

  6. Rachel {BubblyNatureCreations.com}
    March 31, 2012 / 4:32 am

    These look outstanding!!! Just lovely!!! Thanks for sharing! xoxo- Rachel

    • Clairejustine
      March 31, 2012 / 9:48 pm

      Thanks for the comment 🙂

    • Clairejustine
      April 2, 2012 / 7:00 am

      Hi thanks following back 🙂

  7. Stacey @ RealWorldMom
    March 31, 2012 / 7:00 pm

    They look so pretty…and quite delicious!

    • Clairejustine
      April 2, 2012 / 7:00 am

      Thanks for the comment 🙂

  8. Nekky
    March 31, 2012 / 7:40 pm

    We love cup cakes and I can tell from the look that this is delishhh!!!

    • Clairejustine
      April 2, 2012 / 7:01 am

      Me too Nekky lol thanks for stopping by 🙂

  9. Miz Helen
    March 19, 2018 / 5:20 pm

    Your Easter Cup Cakes are just delicious! Have a great first week of spring and thanks so much for sharing your awesome post with FULL PLATE THURSDAY!Miz Helen

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