Kids Cooking Recipes

Lovely Cupcakes for Valentine’s Day

Written by Helen

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If you’re a cupcake fan like I am, then give this simple recipe a go and make some lovely cupcakes for Valentine’s Day.

What you need:

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  • 125g self-raising flour
  • 125g unsalted butter, softened
  • 125g caster sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 2 tbsp milk
  • 1/2 tsp vanilla extract
  • Ready to roll icing in red and pink
  • Small amount of icing sugar

How to make:

  • Mix together (cream) the caster sugar and unsalted butter
  • Add the eggs and sieve flour in and mix
  • Add vanilla essence and milk then fold mixture until creamy and mixture drops of the spoon.


  • Divide mixture between cupcake moulds. Bake in the oven for 15-20 minutes
  • Remove from oven and allow the cakes to cool.

For the decoration:

  • Sieve some icing sugar clean work surface/chopping board and roll the icing to desired thickness and get decorating.
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  • We used two different colours, rolled out, so we could layer the cakes and use cookie cutters to make the cute designs. You can just brush some water on the icing and sprinkle with edible, glitter and icing hearts.
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Last step enjoy the cupcakes!


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