Christmas Party Reindeer Cakes

Serves: 12

You will need

2 packs (16g) Fruit Bowl Strawberry Peelers
260g butter
110g caster sugar
2 large eggs
110g self-raising flour
300g icing sugar
3 tablespoons cocoa powder
Edible eyes
24 pretzels
12 Christmas cupcake cases



Directions

1 Preheat your oven to 180 degrees/gas mark 4

2 Beat 110g of the butter and all of the caster sugar together until fluffy

3 Whisk in the eggs

4 Add the flour until combined

5 Place the cases in  a cupcake tray

6 Spoon the mixture evenly into the cases

7 Bake for 15 minutes or until a skewer placed in the centre of each cake comes out clean

8 Leave on a wire rack to cool

9 Meanwhile, make the butter cream. Whisk the remaining butter until soft

10 Add the icing sugar and cocoa powder and mix until smooth

11 Once the cakes are cool, pipe the butter cream on top using a thick nozzle

12 Chop each Fruit Bowl Strawberry Peeler into 6 so you have 12 pieces

13 Push one of the Peeler pieces into the centre of the butter cream on each cake

14 Take two pretzels and place on the top of the cupcake to make antlers

15 Finally, place two of the edible eyes between the antlers and the peeler to create your Christmas reindeer!

Recipe courtesy of Fruit Bowl



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