Any craft sessions especially good when you can eat the craft you have made!

Today as part of our Easter craft we made and decorated cupcakes.


 Simple Cupcake Recipe

115 grams of butter or margarine {softened}

1/2 cup of caster sugar

1/2 teaspoon of vanilla essence

2 eggs

1 1/2 cups of self raising flour

1/2 cup plus 1 tablespoon milk

Decorating supplies


Step 1. Preheat fan forced oven to 180 degrees.

Step 2. Cream butter, sugar and vanilla, until it reaches a light yellow colour.

Step 3. Add eggs, beat till combined.

Step 4. Stirring continually add flour and milk a bit at a time. Try not to over mix.

6-Easter Cupcakes

Step 5. Spoon generously in cupcake liners.

Step 6. Put in the preheated oven and cooked till golden brown ~ between 10 -15 minutes

Step 7. Remove from tray and allow to cool.

Step 8. Ice with plain icing or butter icing.2-DSC_0068



I added a simple egg shape on the icing with melted chocolate for the boys then to decorate.


Cupcakes are a sweet way to celebrate Easter. Cupcake recipes and decorating supplies can be adapted to suit the kids involved, that way even kids with restrictive diets can join in the fun!

Love, light and creative fun,

x Fiona