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Giant cupcake

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This giant cupcake recipe will impress all your friends. If you are looking for a giant cupcake tin you can purchase one from Lakeland.

Key Information

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    Bake:

    Total time:

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  • Serves:10
  • Skill level:easy

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Ingredients

  • 340g 12 oz Butter (unsalted)
  • 340g 12 oz Unrefined golden caster sugar (we like Billington's)
  • 340g 12 oz Self-raising white flour (we like Allinson)
  • 2tsp 2tsp Baking powder
  • 6 6 Egg(s) (free range)

For the buttercream icing

  • 150g 5⅜ oz Butter (unsalted)
  • 500g 17⅝ oz Icing sugar (we like Silver Spoon)
  • ½tsp ½tsp Pink food colouring

For the decoration

  • Sprinkle decorations
  • Edible glitter

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The Method Enter Bake mode

  1. Classic mode Step 1

    Preheat the oven to 160°c (320°F, gas mark  3). Cream the butter and sugar and gradually mix in the eggs.

    Ingredients for this step

    • 340g 12 oz Butter (unsalted)
    • 340g 12 oz Unrefined golden caster sugar (we like Billington's)
    • 6 6 Egg(s) (free range)
  2. Classic mode Step 2

    Sieve in the flour and baking powder and mix well.

    Ingredients for this step

    • 340g 12 oz Self-raising white flour (we like Allinson)
    • 2tsp 2tsp Baking powder
  3. Classic mode Step 3

    Place in the oven and bake for 1 hour. Remove from the oven and leave to cool.

  4. Classic mode Step 4

    To make the buttercream, mix in the required amoung of colour to the butter. Gradually add icing sugar and mix together. Pipe onto the cooled cake and decorate with sprinkles and glitter.

    Ingredients for this step

    • 150g 5⅜ oz Butter (unsalted)
    • ½tsp ½tsp Pink food colouring
    • 500g 17⅝ oz Icing sugar (we like Silver Spoon)
    • Sprinkle decorations
    • Edible glitter