Fairy Cakes

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recipe by Garreth O'Mahony

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based on 2 ratings

Light queen cakes that don't need icing.

recipe updated Oct 8, 2019


  • Caster sugar icon
    Caster sugar
    125g (about ½ cup)
  • Unsalted butter icon
    Unsalted butter
    125g (about ½ cup)
  • Egg icon
    2 (100g)
  • Sultanas icon
    125g (about ¾ cup)
  • Cake flour icon
    Cake flour
    125g (about 1⅛ cups)
  • Baking powder icon
    Baking powder
    1 tsp (5g)


  • kCook icon Spatula
  • kCook icon Large mixing bowl
  • kCook icon Cupcake pan - 12 cup

Step preview

  1. Pre-heat oven - 190°C
  2. Add caster sugar and unsalted butter to a clean large mixing bowl
  3. Mix until creamy
  4. Add egg to the mixture one by one
  5. Mix until combined
  6. Add sultanas to the mixture
  7. Sift cake flour and baking powder into the mixture
  8. Fold
  9. Prepare a clean cupcake pan
  10. Transfer mixture to cupcake pan evenly between
  11. Bake until lightly browned - 12 min, 190°C
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