Mindy Belle

Life in the Country

Easter Vanilla Cupcakes with Passionfruit frosting



5 cups Self -raising flour

2 cups of caster sugar

375 g Butter melted cooled ( unsalted )

2 cups of full cream milk

5 eggs lightly beaten

2 teaspoons vanilla extract


1 1/2 cups icing sugar

3 Tablespoons passion-fruit pulp ( remove pips)


1.  Preheat oven to 190 degrees.  Line 12 hole muffin pans with paper cases.( makes 30 large cakes ) ( or 47 small )

2. Combine flour and sugar in a large bowl.

3. Using a fork beat butter, milk, egg and vanilla in a jug.

Pour mixture into the well and stir gently with a spoon to combine or use your mixer on low.

Fill each case with 1/4 cup of mixture using a measure cup and a teaspoon.

Bake for 12 to 15 minutes until golden brown, when a skewer inserted into the centre comes out clean. .

4. To make icing sift icing sugar add the passion-fruit and mix until a smooth consistency.

5. Cool cakes on a wire rack, when cool ice each cake with frosting, place sugar flower on top to decorate.




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