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Simple Cupcakes for Kids

Simple cupcake recipe for kids to make and decorate.
Author Cerys Parker


  • 2 eggs
  • 4 oz margarine
  • 4 oz sugar
  • 4 oz self-raising flour
  • 2 tbsp baking powder
  • 2 tsp vanilla extract


  • Preheat oven to 180C/ 356F.
  • Weigh out the ingredients.
  • Crack the eggs into a bowl, add the vanilla extract and beat them together.
  • Add the flour and baking powder and mix until it has a creamy consistency.
  • Line a muffin tin with 12 cases and divide the mix equally between the cases.
  • Bake in the oven for 12 - 15 minutes until golden brown.
  • Leave to cool before decorating with confectionery sugar and sprinkles.