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Decorated Butterfly Cakes

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  Butter 3 Ounce (75 Grams)
  Castor sugar 4 Ounce (125 Grams)
  Eggs 2 Large
  Flour 4 Ounce (125 Grams)
  Baking powder 1 Teaspoon
  Double cream 6 Fluid Ounce, stiffly whipped (175 Milliliter)
  Angelica pieces 15 (For Decoration)

Cream the butter and sugar together until fluffy.
Gradually beat in the eggs.
Sift the flour and baking powder together, then fold into the butter mixture.
Spoon into 12 to 15 greased paper cases on a baking sheet.
Put into the oven preheated to moderate (180°C/350°F or Gas Mark 4) and bake for 15 to 20 minutes, or until golden brown.
Cool on a wire rack.
When the cakes are cold, carefully scoop out a small circle from the tops.
Spoon whipped cream into the cavities, slice the circle in two and arrange on either side of the cream, to form 'wings'.
Decorate with a piece of angelica.

Recipe Summary

Cook Time: 
20 Minutes

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 2782 Calories from Fat 1511

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 170 g261%

Saturated Fat 47 g234.8%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 605.8 mg201.9%

Sodium 2114.9 mg88.1%

Total Carbohydrates 288 g96.1%

Dietary Fiber 3.1 g12.3%

Sugars 198 g

Protein 28 g55.4%

Vitamin A 52.3% Vitamin C

Calcium 45.9% Iron 42.6%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Decorated Butterfly Cakes Recipe