Birthday cupcakes

Birthday cupcakes

Make one cupcake mixture and flavour it three ways - chocolate, pistachio and lemon. These simple yet stunning bakes are ideal for a birthday party pud
  • Total:
  • Serves: 24 persons



  1. Step 1

    Put 24 cupcake cases into 2x12 hole tins. heat the oven to 180c/fan 160c/gas 4. Beat the butter and sugar until fluffy and then beat in the flour, eggs and vanilla.
  2. Step 2

    Working quickly, divide the mix into three. Beat the cocoa and 1 tbsp milk into 1 batch, the pistachios and remaining milk into the next and the lemon zest into the last.
  3. Step 3

    Divide each batch between 8 cases and bake for 12-15 minutes, or until risen. swap the trays around half way if you need to. Cool.