A simple cupcake recipe is taken to the next level with a unicorn design. Perfect for your child’s next birthday party!
- 110 gplain flour
- 1.5 tspbaking powder
- 125 gbutter
- 100 gcastor sugar
- 0.5 tspvanilla essence
- 1 tbspmilk
- White fondant
- Buttercream in various pastel colours
- Edible gold dust
- Black edible marker
Preheat combination oven on convection at 180°C.
In a bowl, sieve together flour and baking powder.
In a separate bowl, cream the butter and sugar until white and fluffy.
Add eggs one at a time, creaming well in between each addition. Stir in vanilla essence.
Fold in flour mixture. Stir in milk. Be careful not to overmix.
Fill cupcake cups to about 2/3 full and place them onto baking tray.
Bake for 20-25 minutes or until cooked. Let cool.
Decorate with fondant and buttercream. Make the horns and ears out of fondant, pushing a toothpick halfway into each horn; dust with gold dust then leave to dry. Cover the cupcakes with rounds of rolled fondant. Attach the horns to the cupcakes. Pipe buttercream stars around the horns and attach the ears. Finish off with drawing the eyes.