4/17/2014

Daisy lawn for Easter


Cupcakes


125 g/ ½ cup/ 4.4 oz butter

150 g/ ¾ cup/ 6 oz caster sugar

2 eggs

200 g/ 1 ½ cups/ 7 oz plain flour

2 tsp baking powder

50 g/2 oz raisins

145 ml/ ½ cup/ 4 fl oz whole buttermilk

Preheat oven to moderate 180 C/356 F/ Gas Mark 4. Line three deep 12-cup patty tins with green paper cases.

Using electric beater, beat butter and sugar in a mixing bowl until light and creamy. Add eggs gradually, beating thoroughly after each addition.

Using a spoon, fold in the sifted flour, baking powder alternately with the buttermilk. Stir until just combined and mixture is smooth. Stir in the raisins.

Spoon tablespoons of mixture into prepared tins (bake in orange, green, pink and purple paper liners). Bake for 10 minutes or until a skewer comes out clean when inserted in centre of cakes.

Leave cakes for 5 minutes before turning onto a wire rack to cool.

When cool, decorate cupcakes.


Icing


125 g/ ½ cup/4.4 oz cream cheese

30 g/ ¼ cup/ 2 tbsp icing sugar, sifted

2 tsp grated orange rind

1 tsp honey

1 tsp orange juice

2 oz/50g coconut flakes (green color)

Beat cream cheese in a mixing bowl until soft and creamy. Add the remaining ingredients (except coconut flakes), beating for 3 minutes or until the mixture is smooth and fluffy.

Spread a thin layer of icing over cupcakes. Half of the cupcakes set aside, others - dip in the coconut flakes.


Decorating


1 bag white marshmallows

10 yellow candies

Make the petals by cutting the marshmallows in half on the diagonal.

Arrange marshmallows petals on the cupcakes, close together, forming a daisy flower. Put a candy in the center of the cupcake.

Arrange the flower and grass cupcakes on a serving platter.


36 comments:

  1. Anonymous4/18/2014

    Thank you so much for this…

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  2. Anonymous4/18/2014

    Just wondering, can I leave the cupcakes in the fridge over night?

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  3. Anonymous4/18/2014

    i think this is a gooood sweet for the Easter!

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  4. Anonymous4/18/2014

    IS IT SELF RAISING FLOUR OR PLAIN FLOUR PLEASE?

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  5. Anonymous4/18/2014

    Will try this recipe today;)

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  6. Anonymous4/18/2014

    I will be making this cake today! It looks wonderful!

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  7. Anonymous4/18/2014

    PEEERRRRFFFEEEECCCTTT

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  8. Anonymous4/18/2014

    Oh WOW!!!

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  9. Anonymous4/18/2014

    i can’t wait to bake it for my mum's day

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  10. Anonymous4/18/2014

    It is amazing!

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  11. Anonymous4/18/2014

    I would like to make this cake this coming easter

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  12. Anonymous4/18/2014

    Hi. I have a question does the flour need to be sifted?

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  13. Anonymous4/18/2014

    Very nice cupcakes.

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  14. Anonymous4/18/2014

    awesome, frosting bit runny, i must of added too much liquid,

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  15. Anonymous4/18/2014

    THank you for sharing this recipe

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  16. Anonymous4/18/2014

    I followed the recipe of the cupcakes word for word. It turned out super yummy.

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  17. Anonymous4/18/2014

    I can see so many great comments about your amazing recipe here that i can’t wait to try it out for my best friend birthday.

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  18. Anonymous4/18/2014

    It's fast and easy.

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  19. Anonymous4/18/2014

    This cake is very good!!

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  20. Anonymous4/18/2014

    This is moist and flavorful.

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  21. Anonymous4/18/2014

    I'll make this cake for my two grandkids for Easter.

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  22. Anonymous4/18/2014

    Amazing cake, but not near enough icing. I doubled it the second time.

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  23. Anonymous4/18/2014

    Awesome! Just so easy.

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  24. Anonymous4/18/2014

    I thought I already had the perfect cupcake recipe, this one was better!

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  25. Anonymous4/18/2014

    This is so easy to make!

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  26. Anonymous4/18/2014

    This is delicious, easy

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  27. Anonymous4/18/2014

    BEST. CUPCAKES. EVER.

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  28. Anonymous4/18/2014

    absolutely delicious and so easy to make!

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  29. Anonymous4/18/2014

    Lovely simple cupcakes.

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  30. Anonymous4/18/2014

    Easy and delicious

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  31. Anonymous4/18/2014

    It was really easy and quick to make and it's delicious!

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  32. Anonymous4/18/2014

    Great recipe!

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  33. Anonymous4/18/2014

    These cupcakes was super easy and very tasty!

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