Fairy cakes

These pretty cakes are perfect for any children’s party, celebration or afternoon tea for friends and family. Easily decorated with Dr Oetker icing and pretty wafer daisies.

  • Preparation time: 15 minutes
  • Cooking time: 15 minutes to 18 minutes
  • Total time: 30 minutes to 33 minutes 35 minutes

Makes: 12


100g Flora Buttery
100g Waitrose Golden Caster Sugar
2 medium Waitrose British Blacktail Free Range Eggs 
100g self-raising flour

To decorate: 

1 can Dr Oetker Pretty Pink Cupcake Icing
1 can Dr Oekter Vanilla Flavour Cupcake Icing
1 box Dr Oetker Wafer Daisies


1. Preheat the oven to 190°C, gas mark 5. Line a 12-hole cake tin with 12 paper cases.

2. Whisk the Flora Buttery with the sugar until pale and fluffy. Whisk in the eggs, one at a time until combined. Fold in the flour and spoon into the paper cases.

3. Bake for 15-18 minutes until golden and a skewer comes out clean. Allow to cool on a rack.

4. Using a star nozzle, follow the instructions on the icing can to decorate the cakes, making 6 pink and 6 vanilla. Top each with a wafer daisy.