Butterfly Cakes

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Total Time:
15-30 minutes
Serves: 2
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Technique: Bake Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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  • 2 cups - flour
  • 125 g - butter
  • 3/4 cup - castor sugar
  • 2 - eggs
  • 2/3 cup - milk
  • 1 tsp - vanilla essence
  • a pinch - salt
  • For the Filling:
  • 300 ml - thickened cream
  • 2 tbsp - icing sugar
  • 1/2 tsp - vanilla essence
  • To decorate:
  • Extra icing sugar with food color or jam

How to Make Butterfly Cakes

  • Combine butter, sugar and vanilla essence and beat until you have a light and fluffy cream mixture.
  • Add one egg and beat well before adding the next egg. Sieve flour and salt.
  • Add the flour and salt into the cream mixture and gently fold. Add milk between alternate folds. Stir well.
  • Transfer it into patty tins using spoons.
  • Bake at 200 degree C for 15 mins or until golden brown. Cool on wire rack.
  • Now slice off the top of each cake and pipe in the filling.
  • Use the sliced top of cake to further cut into pieces that will form the wings.
  • Arrange on the top of the filling. Decorate with jam.