Sunday, 12 May 2013

Cupcakes in a jar

Recipe for cupcake jar mentioned here

  • 240g plain flour
  • 280g caster sugar
  • 1 tbsp baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 80g unsalted butter, at room temperature

Put the flour, sugar, baking powder, salt & butter in a freestanding electric mixer with a paddle attachment (or use a handheld electric whisk) & beat on slow speed until you get a sandy consistency & everything is combined.
Pop in a kilner jar & decorate with a ribbon, wooden spoon & some cupcake cases.

Instructions for baking:- preheat oven to 190c,375f or gas mark 5. Whisk together 240ml whole milk & 2 eggs. 
Add to cupcake mixture & stir. 
Fill cupcake cases & bake for 25 minutes. 
You could also include a recipe for buttercream frosting.

For best results use within 5 days.

Different flavours:- Add to the jar one of the following
  • 30g cocoa
  • 50g freeze dried strawberries or raspberries
  • 30g chocolate chips
  • Half a vanila pod
NB:Will make this soon & add some photos

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