Madeira Cupcakes

Foodista Cookbook Entry

Category: Desserts & Sweets | Blog URL: http://jollyobake.blogspot.com/2009/11/madeira-cake.html

This recipe was entered in The Foodista Best of Food Blogs Cookbook contest, a compilation of the world’s best food blogs which was published in Fall 2010.

Ingredients

175g unsalted butter, softened
175g caster sugar
3 medium eggs
2 tablespoons milk
250g self raising flour
1 teaspoon vanilla extract

Preparation

1
Using a wooden spoon or electric whisk, cream the butter and sugar together until light and fluffy.
2
Lightly beat the eggs with the milk in a separate bowl.
3
Gradually beat the eggs and milk into the creamed mixture, alternating with the flour
4
Turn the mixture into prepared tin and level the surface.
5
Bake in a preheated oven, 160 degree, gas mark 3, for 40 mins, until a skewer, insert in the center, come out cleanly
6
Leave the cake in the tin for 10 mins then transfer it to a wire rack to cool

About

An easy recipe which can be used for cakes, cupcakes and as a pound cake. The one in the pic has jam filled in between depending on one's preference. Texture is really smooth and emits a strong buttery scent.

Yield:

16 medium sized cupcakes

Added:

January 30, 2010

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