Coloured Cakes with Citrus Topping

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Difficulty:
easy
Difficulty
Preparation:
1 hr
Preparation
Calories:
487
calories
Calories

Nutritional values

1 cupcake contains
(Percentage of daily recommendation)
Calorie487 kcal(23 %)
Protein3.28 g(3 %)
Fat28.09 g(24 %)
Carbohydrates57.33 g(38 %)
Sugar added44.36 g(177 %)
Roughage0.59 g(2 %)
Vitamin A268.95 mg(33,619 %)
Vitamin D0.5 μg(3 %)
Vitamin E2.11 mg(18 %)
Vitamin B₁0.1 mg(10 %)
Vitamin B₂0.15 mg(14 %)
Niacin1.25 mg(10 %)
Vitamin B₆0.02 mg(1 %)
Folate43.68 μg(15 %)
Pantothenic acid0.13 mg(2 %)
Biotin0.45 μg(1 %)
Vitamin B₁₂0.37 μg(12 %)
Vitamin C17.69 mg(19 %)
Potassium72.01 mg(2 %)
Calcium57.54 mg(6 %)
Magnesium7.08 mg(2 %)
Iron0.76 mg(5 %)
Iodine17.59 μg(9 %)
Zinc0.16 mg(2 %)
Saturated fatty acids17 g
Cholesterol114.99 mg
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Ingredients

for
12
For the cupcakes
¾ cup
¾ cup
superfine caster sugar
3
1 teaspoon
1 ¼ cups
For the lime buttercream
1 cup
3 ¼ cups
2 tablespoons
To decorate
12
How healthy are the main ingredients?
eggStrawberry

Preparation steps

1.
For the cupcakes: preheat the oven to 180°C (160° fan) 350°F gas 4. Place paper cases in a 12 hole muffin tin.
2.
Beat the butter and sugar in a mixing bowl until light and creamy. Gradually beat in the eggs and strawberry flavouring until well blended.
3.
Sift in the flour and stir in gently, alternately until the mixture is a soft dropping consistency. stir in the food colouring, a few drops at a time (the colour will lighten a little during baking).
4.
Pour into the paper cases and bake for about 20 minutes until risen and firm to the touch. Cool in the tin for 5 minutes, then place on a wire rack to cool completely.
5.
For the lime buttercream: beat the butter until soft. Sift in the icing sugar and beat until light and fluffy, then slowly beat in the lime juice and food colouring until blended.
6.
Spoon into a piping bag and pipe a generous swirl on each cake. Sprinkle with sparkling sugar and place a strawberry on top.