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Fairy cake

Here is a recipe for fairy cake.



  1. Beat the butter, sugar and vanilla or lemon essence until creamy.
  2. Beat in the eggs one at a time.
  3. Fold in the sifted flour alternately with the milk.
  4. Three-quarters fill 18 well-greased paper patty cases or well-greased muffin tins.
  5. Bake at 180C for 12-15 minutes until well risen and golden. Cool on a cake rack.
  6. Cut out a small circle in the top of each cake and cut each circle in half. Spoon a little jam in the centre hollow and top with whipped cream. Arrange the "wings" into the cream and dust with icing sugar before serving.

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