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Nigella Lawson's fairy cake recipe

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20 Apr 2010

Nigella has donated her scrumptious fairy cake recipe

For our 50th Anniversary year in 2010, Nigella Lawson donated her recipe to support our Un-Birthday campaign.

125g self-raising flour
125g unsalted butter, very, very soft but not actually melting
125g caster sugar
2 eggs
1-2 teaspoons good vanilla extract
1 teaspoon baking powder
Few tablespoons milk

Cream the butter and sugar, then add beaten eggs, flour and other ingredients.
Use milk to bind. Preheat oven to gas mark 6/200°C. Line a 12-bun baking
tray with paper cases and divide mixture evenly.

Cook for 15-20 minutes and cool on a wire rack. Decorate with royal icing.

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