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Chocolate chip fairy cakes

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This chocolate chip fairy cakes recipe is so simple, it is an ideal recipe to get kids to help you with. Use your imagination to decorate the cakes, have fun and get creative!

Key Information

  • Prep:
  • Bake:
  • Serves:12
  • Skill level:easy

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Ingredients

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

For the decoration

  • 250g 8⅞ oz Fondant icing sugar (we use 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 use Allinson) Self-raising white flour
    • ½tsp ½tsp Baking powder
    • 50g 1⅞ oz Dark chocolate chips (we use 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 use Silver Spoon)
    • Sprinkle decorations