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Colourful chocolate chip fairy cakes decorated with icing and sprinkles Tried & Tested

Chocolate chip fairy cakes

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3.125 stars based on 8 ratings

Use your imagination to decorate the cakes, have fun and get creative!

Key Information

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  • Serves:12
  • Skill level:easy

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Ingredients

  • 200g 7⅛ oz Butter (unsalted)
  • 200g 7⅛ oz Unrefined golden caster sugar (we like Billington's) Unrefined golden caster sugar
  • 3 3 Egg(s) (free range)
  • 1tsp 1tsp Vanilla extract (we like Nielsen-Massey) Vanilla extract
  • 200g 7⅛ oz Self-raising white flour (we like Allinson) Self-raising white flour
  • ½tsp ½tsp Baking powder
  • 50g 1⅞ oz Dark chocolate chips (we like Silver Spoon Create)
  • 50g 1⅞ oz Fudge pieces

For the decoration

  • 250g 8⅞ oz Fondant icing sugar (we like Silver Spoon)
  • Sprinkle decorations

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The Method Enter Bake mode

  1. Classic mode Step 1

    Pre-heat the oven to 180°C (fan 170°C, gas mark 5). Beat together the butter, caster sugar, eggs and vanilla extract until smooth.

    Ingredients for this step

  2. Classic mode Step 2

    Sieve the flour and baking powder into the mixture and combine. Fold in the chocolate chips and fudge chunks.

    Ingredients for this step

    • 200g 7⅛ oz Self-raising white flour (we like Allinson) Self-raising white flour
    • ½tsp ½tsp Baking powder
    • 50g 1⅞ oz Dark chocolate chips (we like Silver Spoon Create)
    • 50g 1⅞ oz Fudge pieces
  3. Classic mode Step 3

    Spoon the mixture into 12 cakes cases and bake for 12 – 15 minutes until golden

  4. Classic mode Step 4

    Leave to cool on a wire rack before decorating with fondant icing and sprinkle decorations.

    Ingredients for this step

    • 250g 8⅞ oz Fondant icing sugar (we like Silver Spoon)
    • Sprinkle decorations