Fairy Christmas Cakes

Fairy Christmas Cakes

Fairy Christmas Cakes

An easy Christmas recipe for breakfast, small cupcakes made out of sugar, pecan nuts and butter

05 December, 2012
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serves for

8

total time

1 HR 20 MIN

ingredients

Butter
140 g
Eggs
3 each
sugar
140 g, caster
Flour
100 g
cornflour
25 g
water
225 ml
sugar
225 g
Clementines
6 each
Nuts
110 g, pecan

Preparation

For the Fairy Cakes:

1. Heat the oven to 190°C (170° fan) 375°F gas 5. Place paper cases in 24 bun tins.

2. Put all the cake ingredients in a large bowl and beat until smooth.

3. Spoon the mixture into the paper cases and bake for 12-15 minutes, until risen and golden. Cool on a wire rack.

For the topping:

1. Heat the water and sugar in a pan, stirring until the sugar is dissolved.

2. Add the clementine slices and simmer gently, turning them over after 20 minutes. Simmer for 35-45 minutes, or until the peel on the slices starts to become translucent. Add the pecan nuts for the last 5 minutes.

3. Place a clementine slice on top of each cake and scatter with pecan nuts. Leave to cool.

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