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Chocolate Fairy Cakes

Preparation Time
15 minutes

Cooking Time
15 minutes

Makes 15-18

You can also make plain fairy cakes with this recipe simply omit the cocoa and increase the flour by 1oz. We also suggest adding a few drops of vanilla essence and then decorate as you wish.

By Innovative



125g PURE Multi Purpose Mix
25g PURE Luxury Cocoa Powder
125g caster sugar
150g butter/baking margarine
½tsp PURE Baking Powder
3 eggs, (medium) beaten

Preparation Method

  1. Fill two bun trays with paper cases.
  2. In a mixer, or with a wooden spoon, cream the baking margarine and the sugar together until pale and fluffy. Add the eggs, a little at a time, beating well after each addition.
  3. Add the Pure flour and cocoa powder into the mixture and mix on slow speed for 2 minutes. Scrape down and mix for a further 2 minutes on high speed until smooth and glossy.
  4. Spoon the mixture into the paper cases and bake at 180°C (350°F) Gas mark 4 until lightly browned and firm to touch.
  5. Allow to cool slightly before turning out onto a wire rack.
  6. When fully cool, ice and decorate, and store in an airtight container until required.