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Flower fairy cakes

Points® value
Total Time
1 hr
15 min
45 min
These little buns are so pretty decorated with fresh flowers.


Caster Sugar

110 g

Margarine, Soft

110 g

Egg, whole, raw

2 medium, raw, beaten

White Self Raising Flour

110 g


1 pinch

Vanilla Extract

1 teaspoon(s), level

Egg white, raw

1 g, (to decorate + 12 tiny flowers)

Caster Sugar

25 g, to decorate

Icing Sugar

25 g, to decorate


  1. Preheat the oven to Gas Mark 5/190°C/375°F. Line a 12-hole patty tin with paper bun cases.
  2. Put the sugar, margarine, eggs, flour, salt and vanilla into a large mixing bowl. Beat vigorously with a wooden spoon for 1 minute. Spoon into the bun cases.
  3. Bake for 18 - 20 minutes until risen and firm. Remove from the tin and cool completely.
  4. To make the crystallised flowers, paint the flower petals with lightly beaten egg white and dip into caster sugar. Leave to dry.
  5. Mix the icing sugar with a little water to make a smooth glacé icing and spread on to the buns. Decorate with the flowers, but do not eat them. Optoional: Add 1-2 drops of food colouring to the icing.