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.
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