Wicked Witch Cupcakes
- For the cake batter
- 100g self raising flour
- 100g salted butter, softened
- 100g caster sugar
- 1 tsp vanilla extract
- 2 free range eggs
- For the filling
- 100g raspberry jam
- For the buttercream
- 100g butter, softened
- 150g icing sugar
- Green food colouring
- Black fondant
- Yellow fondant
- Green fondant
- Oreo Thins
- 12 Candy Eyes
1 Preheat the oven to 180°C/160°C fan/gas 5. Line a muffin tray with 6 cupcake cases.
2 For the cake batter, whisk together the soft butter, vanilla and sugar until light and fluffy.
3 Add a beaten egg with a spoonful of flour until well combined, repeat with the other egg. Add the rest of the flour and mix until smooth.
4 Fill the cupcake cases evenly with the batter. Bake in the oven for 12 minutes.
5 Remove from the oven and tray, cool on a wire rack.
6 For the filling, cut out a spoonful of cake from the middle of each cupcake and fill with a blob of jam.
7 For the buttercream, whisk the butter and add the icing sugar slowly until light
and fluffy. Then add the green colouring until the desired spooky shade!
8 Pipe the buttercream onto the cool cupcakes.
9 For the witches hats, shape a cone of black fondant and stick to an Oreo. Add details to the hat with yellow fondant (see photo).
10 Add some eyes and a wonky nose made from green fondant for the scary