Butterfly Buns : Creative Mondays Blog Hop..

What easier fairy cake can you make that is more yummy than a butterfly bun? Whenever I make these they just disappear after minutes of finishing them…

Serves 12


  • 125g margarine
  • 125g caster sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 150g self raising flour
  • 4 tbsp milk
  • 400ml double cream
  • Icing sugar to dust


  • Preheat the oven to 200C,gas mark 6.
  • Cream together the butter and sugar until creamy and pale. In a separate bowl, whisk the eggs with the vanilla. 
  • Whisk the egg mix into the butter and sugar mix.
  • Sift half the flour in, and fold. 
  • Then add the milk and mix in well. 
  • Fold in the other half of the sifted flour.
  • Place 12 paper cases into a cake baking tray.
  • Spoon the mixture into the paper cases.
  • Place the buns into the oven for about 15- 20 mins until golden and crisp on top.
  • When cool cut off the peck and cut into 2 put the cream into the hole and add the two wings.
  • Sieve a little icing sugar over for effect….

Claire Justine
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1 Comment

  1. Create With Joy
    14th April 2015 / 7:24 am

    Thanks for hosting – your early morning WW appearance reminded me to stop by and link up here as well!Have a lovely week and hope we can catch up for Friendship Friday too!

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