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Strawberry cream tea cakes

Strawberry cream tea cakes

https://www.coop.co.uk/recipes/strawberry-cream-tea-cakes

Serve these fruity cakes with a cup of Co-op Fairtrade tea

  • Feeds 4Feeds 4
  • Ready in 20 minutes

Each serving contains

  • Energy
    25%
    2132kj 509kcal
  • Fat
    High 37%
    25.8g
  • Saturates
    High 70%
    13.9g
  • Sugar
    High 37%
    59.6g
  • Salt
    Low 37%
    0.16g

% of adult’s reference intake | Carbohydrates per serving : 68g

Ingredients

  • 4 vanilla fairy cakes
  • 4 tsp Co-op strawberry jam
  • 100g Co-op unsalted butter
  • 200g icing sugar
  • 2 tsp Co-op semi-skimmed milk
  • A few drops of red food colouring

Method

  1. Cut a small circle out of the top of 4 fairy cakes and fill each hole with 1 tsp of strawberry jam
  2. Replace the pieces of cake
  3. Beat the unsalted butter until pale and fluffy
  4. Add the icing sugar and beat again with the milk and enough red food colouring to make the icing a strawberry red colour
  5. Cover the cakes with the buttercream and spread with a knife to create a strawberry shape
  6. Using a skewer or the tip of a knife, make holes all over to look like seeds
  7. Take 4 sprigs mint and poke one into each cake to look like a stalk

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