Vashnee's Vanilla Cupcakes with Strawberry icing

200g butter/margarine
200g caster sugar
4 medium eggs
2 teaspoons vanilla essence
200g self raising flour
1 teaspoon baking powder
Preheat oven to 180°C
Beat sugar and butter until light n fluffy
Add vanilla essence and mix in
Beat in 2 eggs, mix well
Add half of the flour and mix
Add remaining 2 eggs and mix well
Finally add remaining flour and baking powder and mix till nicely incorporated.
Spoon batter into lined muffin tin and bake for approx 15-25 mins, reach slightly golden brown stage.
Strawberry Buttercream icing
½ cup Butter
Pinch of salt
3 cups icing sugar
1 teaspoon strawberry essence
Few drops pink gel colour
Mix butter, icing sugar and salt until smooth and creamy
Add more icing sugar to reach desired consistency
Colour to your liking.
Prepared, tried and tested by: Vashnee Chinnah

    Posted at 19:37h, 25 January Reply

    I love cupcakes and have a board dedicated to them on Pinterest.

    • cookandenjoyrecipes
      Posted at 19:45h, 25 January Reply

      Awesome. Hope you can use these on your pinterest board. Please provide me with your pinterest name or http then I can follow you. If you wish to follow me, Pinterest:
      I also have a guest bloggers board where you can share of your recipes. Hope you will join there as well.

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