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Fathers day cupcakes

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Looking for an ideal gift that ‘suits’ Father’s Day? Look no further! These delicious chocolate Father’s Day cupcakes make a lovely heartfelt present and taste delicious too.

Key Information

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

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Ingredients

For the cakes

  • 150g 5⅜ oz Butter (unsalted) At room temperature
  • 150g 5⅜ oz Unrefined golden caster sugar (we use Billington's) Unrefined golden caster sugar
  • 3 3 Egg(s) (free range) beaten
  • 125g 4½ oz Self-raising white flour (we use Allinson) Self-raising white flour
  • 25g 1 oz Cocoa powder

For the icing and decoration

  • 50g 1⅞ oz Butter (unsalted)
  • 175g 6¼ oz Icing sugar (we use Silver Spoon) Icing sugar
  • Blue food colouring
  • White sugar paste icing
  • Pink sugar paste icing
  • Yellow sugar paste icing
  • Writing icing

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The Method Enter Bake mode

  1. Classic mode Step 1

    Heat the oven to 180°C, (fan 160°C, gas mark 4). Line a cup cake tray with 12 paper cupcake cases.

  2. Classic mode Step 2

    Place the butter and sugar in a mixing bowl and beat with a wooden spoon or electric mixer until light and fluffy. Gradually beat in the eggs a little at a time until smooth, adding a little flour if the mixture curdles.

    Ingredients for this step

    • 150g 5⅜ oz Butter (unsalted)
    • 150g 5⅜ oz Unrefined golden caster sugar (we use Billington's) Unrefined golden caster sugar
    • 3 3 Egg(s) (free range) beaten
  3. Classic mode Step 3

    Stir in the flour and cocoa powder until smooth. Place heaped dessert spoons in each cupcake case and bake for 20-25 minutes until golden brown and just firm to the touch. Allow the cupcakes to cool completely.

    Ingredients for this step

  4. Classic mode Step 4

    To make the buttercream; mix the butter and icing sugar together until light and fluffy and add a drop of blue food colouring.

    Ingredients for this step

    • 50g 1⅞ oz Butter (unsalted)
    • 175g 6¼ oz Icing sugar (we use Silver Spoon) Icing sugar
    • Blue food colouring
  5. Classic mode Step 5

    Fill a piping bag with the buttercream and pipe on to each cupcake. Roll out the white sugar paste icing and cut into a thin 1 inch strip. To create the collar simply fold in the left and right corners to overlap. To make the tie, cut out a tie shape from the pink and yellow sugar paste and decorate with dots using writing icing.

    Ingredients for this step

    • White sugar paste icing
    • Pink sugar paste icing
    • Yellow sugar paste icing
    • Writing icing