Olympic Celebration Cupcakes recipe

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  • Serves 10
  • 5 mins to prepare and 20 mins to cook
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Olympic Celebration Cupcakes
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Customer recipe by Vicky Spence
Added 68 months ago

My eldest son was born in America and my youngest son was born in the UK. They wanted to make cupcakes for the upcoming celebrations. So I had an idea to colour them by each of the countries flag. So both my sons can chear on there own country‘s with t

Heat the oven to 180°C. Put the paper cases in a muffin tray.

Sift the flour into a large mixing bowl. Add the margarine, sugar and vanilla essence.

Break the eggs into a cup and then pour into the bowl. Stir until you have a smooth mixture.

Spoon the mixture into the paper cases. Bake for 20-25 minutes or until firm and golden on top.

Leave the cakes to cool on a wire rack. Meanwhile you can make the buttercream.

Mix together the margarine, icing sugar, milk and vanilla essence. Once mixed divide into 3 bowls.

Add 1 drop of blue food colouring to one bowl and stir well.

Add 1 drop of red food coloring in another bowl and stir well.

Using a spoon cover the cupcakes with each colour of the buttercream mixture. Scatter your chosen decorations over the top.

Please note: this recipe has been created and uploaded by a member of the Tesco Real Food online community. Tesco does not test customer recipes so cannot accept responsibility for the content, validate the results or answer queries regarding them.

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  • 175g (6oz) self-raising flour
  • 175g (6oz) soft margarine
  • 175g (6oz) caster sugar
  • 1 Teaspoon vanilla essence
  • 3 Medium eggs
  • 100g (4oz) soft margarine
  • 225g (8oz) Icing Sugar
  • 1 Tablespoon milk
  • 1½ Teaspoons vanilla essence
  • A drop red food colouring
  • A drop blue food colouring
  • Packet Coloured Decoratons
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