Strawberry Star Cakes

We decided to experiment with colour and flavour to the basic fairy cake recipe by mixing in the Christmas colour red, and then decorating with Christmas stars ๐Ÿ™‚

mixing cakes

Mix together
5 medium eggs
6 oz butter
6 oz self raising flour
3 oz castor sugar
A splash of strawberry flavouring
A dash of red food colouring

fairy_cakes

Spoon into cake cases bake at 180 degrees (fan oven – please adjust your times accordingly) for 15-20 minutes (when the cakes have risen and smell “cooked”)

Leave to cool

add red icing

Mix up some icing sugar and add a dash of colour.

Spoon the mixture onto the cakes & add stars.

stars cakes

Allow to set.

Eat.

star_cakes
Please note these cakes were loving made and decorated by my 3 youngest children who are 8, 4 & 2.

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