Fairy Cakes

taken from How to be a Domestic Goddess by Nigella Lawson

125g unsalted butter, softened
125g caster sugar
2 large eggs
125g self-raising flour
½ tsp vanilla extract
2-3 tbsp milk
500g royal icing

  1. Preheat oven to 200*C/Gas Mark 6
  2. Put all the ingredients except for the milk in a food processor
  3. Blitz until smooth
  4. Pulse while adding milk down the funnel (it makes a soft, dropping consistency)
  5. Fill your cases and Bake for 15-20 minutes
  6. Cut off rounded tops for a flat smooth surface
  7. Ice. I bought some pre-made icing packs that came in white, pink, and yellow. But you can really ice these anyway you like.

    cakes and candy
Mini-Baker had lots of fun decorating and eating the decorations.
These are my Harry Potter inspired fairy cakes. I was decorating them and thinking about how excited I was to see the last movie. So, I thought I'd make them all into Horcruxes. No need to be nervous no one was murdered in the making of these fairy cakes! Nor do you need to worry about my soul being split into 7 fairy cakes!
1. Nagini, Voldermort's snake
2. Tom Riddle's Diary. I used a licorice (good n' plenty's) as the Basilisk fang.
3. The Resurrection Stone/Ring
4. This is the Hufflepuff cup. I had this grand idea to make the top look like tea and was going to print off the Hufflepuff coat of arms and put it on the case, but didn't actually make it that far. So, yeah.....
5. Harry's lighting bolt scar
6. The Lost Diadem of Ravenclaw house. It was suppose to be a crown of sorts...
7. The Locket. I just drew it on as I didn't have any candy/sweets that I though would work well.

So, please don't judge these too harshly as it was done on the fly! I think if I had more time and more to work with I could have made them better!! I have a lot of Harry inspired treats I want to make some day! If you like reading and books check out my other blog Pages of the Mind!!

2 comments:

  1. My daughter would love these and is desperate to see the last HP movie.

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