An easy fairy cake recipe that is ready in under 20 minutes!

An easy fairy cake recipe that is ready in under 20 minutes!

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Fairy cakes are one of the first things I learned to bake and now they are my quick and easy recipe to bake with the kids. There is very little work to make these and after about 15 minutes in the oven, your sweet treat is ready to go. I think lots of people try to overcomplicate fairy cake recipes, but there really is no need. This easy fairy cake recipe will give you delicious cakes with minimal effort, making you delicious plain fairy cake to enjoy. Read on more for a tip on how to make chocolate fairy cakes and coconut fairy cakes.

An easy fairy cake recipe that is ready in under 20 minutes!

One thing I love about them though is not only are they easy, but you can also adapt the recipe to change the flavours. So if you fancy coconut fairy cakes or even chocolate fairy cakes, just a simple tweak to the recipe and you have them!

This recipe is grams however if you are reading a recipe that is ounces and you want to convert to cups, check out this great post which has a handy conversion from cups to ounces to ml to tablespoons!

Then if you decide to get fancy with them and add icing, sprinkles or even turn them into butterfly cakes, that is down to you. I prefer mine with a lovely cup of tea and 5 minutes of peace! So if you are wondering how to make fairy cakes, read on.

How to make fairy cakes –

Easy chocolate fairy cakes or coconut fairy cakes –

Simply substitute out 25g of flour for cocoa powder or coconut to change the flavour of these cakes, it really is that simple!

An easy fairy cake recipe that is ready in under 20 minutes!

An easy fairy cake recipe that is ready in under 20 minutes!

What is the difference between a fairy cake and a cupcake?

The first big difference between a fairy cake and a cupcake is the size. You will notice the difference between them if you put them side by side, I would say a cupcake is usually double the size.

Another big difference is the toppings, with fairy cakes usually either plain or topped with a little icing. Whereas a cupcake is topped with lots of frosting and even some sprinkles occasionally!

How long will the fairy cakes last?

They should keep perfectly fine for 3-4 days if kept in a cake tin. You can freeze fairy cakes and they should be fine for up to a month. However, in this house, they have never lasted long enough to make it close to the freezer!

I don’t think this recipe has ever failed, as long as you mix all the ingredients well and ensure they are baked properly, you are good to go. There are no fancy ingredients needed and most of the items are in most people’s store cupboards. If you are after something a little different, how about this eggless lemon drizzle cake, it sounds amazing yet not too complicated too.

If you give these a go, let me know how you get on! We have a whole host of other great sweet recipes on our site, if you would like to see these, check out this section on the blog.

An easy fairy cake recipe that is ready in under 20 minutes!

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