Christmas Tree Cupcakes

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Siúcra Christmas Tree Cupcakes

Makes 10-12  cupcakes

 

Ingredients

  • 125g Siúcra Light Golden Brown Sugar
  • 125g butter, at room temperature
  • 2 medium free range eggs
  • 150g self-raising flour
  • 3tbsps milk
  • 2tsps vanilla extract

 

Method

1. Preheat oven to 180°C / 160°C fan.

2. Line a bun tin with 12 paper cases.

3. Beat together the butter and Siúcra Light Golden Brown Sugar until pale and fluffy.

4. Beat in the eggs one at a time.

5. Mix in the vanilla extract, flour and milk.

6. Divide the mixture equally between the 12 cases.

7. Bake for 15-20 minutes.

8. Cool on a wire rack before piping on the buttercream.

 

BUTTERCREAM

 

Ingredients

  • 450g Siúcra Icing Sugar
  • 225g butter, at room temperature
  • 3 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • Green food colouring
  • Sugar decorations: silver balls, stars, circles

 

Method

  1.  Beat the butter and Siúcra Icing Sugar together. Add the vanilla extract and beat again. It takes a few minutes to turn into buttercream.
  2. Add the green food colouring gradually until you have the desired colour.
  3. Transfer to a piping bag fitted with a large star nozzle.
  4. Pipe onto each cupcake starting wide at the bottom and getting narrower as you go up. Try to do this in one movement.
  5. Place a star decoration on top and coloured sugar decorations or silver balls around the tree.

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