Bonfire night cupcakes recipes



Ingredients for cupcakes:
  • 110g butter
  • 110g golden caster sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 1/2tsp vanilla extract
  • 110g self raising flour
  • 1 pinch salt
Ingredients for buttercream:
  • 150g softened butter
  • 300g icing sugar
  • 1tsp vanilla extract
  • 1 pinch salt
  • 3 tbp milk
  • Food colouring
Cupcake method:
  • Heat oven to 180c/160c Fan/Gas 4
  • Fill a 12 cupcake tray with cupcake-cases
  • Beat the butter and caster sugar together till it's pale and fluffy
  • Then mix in the eggs one at a time
  • Next add the vanilla extract, self raising flour and the salt into the bowl and mix
  • Spoon the mixture into the cases
  • Bake for 15 mins until it's golden brown
  • Leave to cool completely
Buttercream method:
  • Whisk the butter until completely soft
  • Next add the icing sugar, vanilla and salt
  • Mix together to make a very smooth texture
  • Now add the milk in and mix
  • Add in the food colouring then mix to complete
Ingredients for decorations:
  • Chocolate flakes
  • Buttercream
  • Red icing balls
Decoration method:
  • Ice the buttercream onto the buns in a bumpy form (piping optional)
  • Next place the flakes on to create a point at the top to create a bonfire/wooden log look
  • Finally sprinkle the icing balls over the icing and the flakes to create flames
Now your cupcakes are done and you can enjoy them on bonfire night.
This is what they should look like once completed:


4 Comments on "Bonfire night cupcakes recipes"

  1. Bradley Foulds | Nov 18, 2018 at 12:24 pm | Reply

    The buns look nice to eat. I will try and make these buns. Well Done!!

  2. Finlay McArdle | Jan 22, 2019 at 9:23 am | Reply

    These look amazing I think ill try make them myself!

  3. I really want to eat them now!

  4. Alessia and Faizan | Feb 11, 2019 at 12:16 pm | Reply

    These look very nice.

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