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120Total Time
20Prep Time
1Bake Time

Giant Cupcake

Quick and easy

1 Reviews

  • Nut Free
  • Vegetarian

About the bake

Why settle for small cupcakes when you could bake a giant super-sized one! Really simple to make, this giant cupcake is the perfect showstopper to impress your friends and family.

120Total Time
20Prep Time
1Bake Time


  1. Step 1:

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

  2. Step 2:

    Sieve in the flour and baking powder and mix well.

  3. Step 3:

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

  4. Step 4:

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


  • For the Cupcake

    • 340g Unsalted butter (softened)
    • 340g Billington's Unrefined Golden Caster Sugar
    • 340g Allinson's Self Raising Flour
    • 2 tsp Baking powder
    • 6 Free range large eggs
  • For the Buttercream

    • 150g Unsalted butter (softened)
    • 500g Silver Spoon Icing Sugar
    • 1/2 tsp Pink food colouring gel
  • For the Decoration

    • A handful Sprinkle decorations


  • Giant cupcake mould/baking tin
  • Piping bag
  • Large star nozzle

Nutritional Information

per 173g
  • 866cal Energy
  • 44g Fat
  • 26g of which Saturates
  • 109g Carbohydrates
  • 84g of which Sugars
  • 8.2g Protein
  • 0.69g Salt

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