St Patrick's Day cupcakes

St Patrick’s Day cupcakes

These bright green, lime-flavoured cupcakes are a fun end to a St Patrick's Day-themed meal or party.

By , 21 September 2015
St Patrick’s Day cupcakes
  • Ready in: 40 mins
  • Serves: 12
  • Price: 17p per serving
Nutritional Info
Each 50g serving contains
  • Fat high
  • Saturates high
  • Sugars high
  • Salt med
  • Energy 950KJ 227KCAL
of your reference intake.
Typical energy values per 100g: 1900kJ/454kcal.
  • 12 cake cases
  • 115g butter, softened
  • 115g Asda Self-Raising Flour
  • 1 level tsp baking powder
  • 115g caster sugar
  • 2 Asda Large Eggs
  • 1 lime, zest of
  • 50g unsalted butter, softened
  • 100g icing sugar
  • 2-3 tsp lime juice
  • Few drops Asda Extra Special Vanilla Extract
  • Few drops Asda Green Natural Food Colouring
  • Pre-heat the oven to 180C/160C Fan/Gas 4. Put 12 cake cases in a bun tin.

  • Beat the butter until creamy. Sift the self-raising flour and baking powder into the bowl. Add the caster sugar, eggs and lime zest and beat well. Spoon into the cake cases and bake for 20 minutes or until the tops of the cakes spring back when lightly pressed. Leave to cool on a wire rack.

  • For the icing, beat the unsalted butter with the icing sugar, lime juice and vanilla extract until light and creamy. Add the food colouring, mix together well and spread or pipe onto the cakes.