Foolproof Cupcakes

No matter what you like to sprinkle on top of your cupcakes, we’ve provided a foolproof recipe to make sure your baked treats turn out perfectly, every time.


Makes 12

2 cups self raising flour, sifted
1/2 cup caster sugar
3/4 cup milk
125g butter, melted, cooled
2 eggs, beaten
1 tsp vanilla essence
1 1/2 cups pure icing sugar
food colouring
1 – 1 and 1/2 tbs water
Sprinkles and lollies, to decorate

Preheat oven to 200C. Line 12 muffin moulds with paper cases. Combine flour and sugar in a bowl. Whisk milk, cooled butter, eggs and vanilla in a large jug. Add to flour mixture and gently stir until just combined. Spoon into prepared muffin moulds. Bake for 12-15 minutes or until a skewer inserted into the centre comes out clean. Stand in pan for 5 minutes. Transfer to a wire rack to cool.

To make icing, sift icing sugar into a bowl. Add food colouring and water. Stir until smooth and well combined. Spoon icing over cold cupcakes. Decorate with sprinkles and lollies.

Recipe from Mindfood


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