Pyrex National Baking Week

Homemade Family Time
17th - 23rd
October 2016

Summer Strawberry cupcakes

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Cooking time: 
15-30 minutes
Serves: 
12
Preparation time: 
10-15 minutes
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Ingredients: 
  • 115g (4 oz) Stork tub
  • 115g (4 oz) caster sugar
  • 2 eggs, medium
  • 140g (5 oz) self-raising flour, sieved
  • ½ teaspoon baking powder
  • 55g (2 oz) chopped fresh strawberries
  • 1 tablespoon strawberry jam

Filling:

  • 150ml Whipping cream, whipped
  • Icing sugar, to dredge
  • Fresh strawberries to decorate
Method: 
  • Place all cake ingredients except strawberries in a Pyrex mixing bowl and beat together until smooth. Fold in strawberries.
  • Place heaped tablespoons of the mix in 12 cupcake cases. Bake in centre of pre-heated oven at 180° C, (160-170° C fan), gas mark 4 for 20 - 25 minutes. Cool on wire tray.
  • Mix the whipped Elmlea with a little icing sugar to taste and if using add a little food colouring to achieve a pretty pink colour. Pipe over the cupcakes.
  • Decorate with fresh strawberries