#recipe: Spring time cupcakes

I love making cakes and being creative, with Mothers Day being at the weekend I thought it would be the perfect excuse to get baking and being a little creative – so along came the spring time cupcakes. Colourful and tasty! They went down a treat. Please note Noah did help with these.

springcupcakes

Lemon Drizzle Squares
Serves 12
A gorgeous recipe for a lovely lemon cake!
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Prep Time
30 min
Cook Time
40 min
Total Time
1 hr 10 min
Prep Time
30 min
Cook Time
40 min
Total Time
1 hr 10 min
For the sponge
  1. 150g softened butter
  2. 175g caster sugar
  3. 2 eggs
  4. 1 tsp lemon juice
  5. 175g self raising flour
  6. 125ml milk
  7. icing sugar for dusting
For the syrup
  1. 140g icing sugar
  2. 50ml lemon juice
For the sponge
  1. Preheat oven to 180C, line a baking dish with baking paper.
  2. Place butter, sugar and eggs in the kitchen aid, beat together until light and fluffy, around a few minutes.
  3. Add the lemon juice.
  4. Add in the flour and milk.
  5. Mix again for another few minutes.
  6. Spoon mixture in the baking dish and bake for around 40 minutes.
For the syrup
  1. Over a low heat, add the lemon juice and icing sugar to a saucepan and stir until icing sugar has dissolved. Do not boil.
  2. Set aside to cool slightly.
To finish off
  1. Prick fork holes into the sponge cake, leaving it in the baking dish.
  2. Pour the syrup onto the sponge.
  3. Leave to cool completely before attempting to take out of the dish.
  4. Cut into pieces and serve.
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