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

December 5, 2012

Type of dish

Cuisine

Season & Occasion

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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