Northern Queensland Permaculture

Earth Care, People Care, Fair Share

Fairy Cakes


  • 1 ½ cups SR flour
  • ⅔ cup Castor sugar
  • 125g Butter, softened
  • 3 Eggs
  • ¼ cup Milk
  • 1 teas Vanilla essence
  • ½ cup Jam
  • 300mL Carton thickened cream


Sift dry ingredients into small bowl of electric mixer, add butter, eggs, milk and essence. Beat on medium speed about 3 minutes or until mixture is smooth and slightly lighter in colour. Drop 1 ½ tablespoons of mixture into prepared paper cases. Bake in moderate oven for about 20 minutes or until lightly browned; cool in pans.

Using a fine pointed knife cut circles from tops of cakes.

Place ½ teas jam or lemon butter into cavities of cakes, top with whipped cream. Place tops into position. Dust with sifted icing sugar.

Sandra Boyle

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