The Mouse Cookery Club

Welcome to our Cookery Club!  Here is a favourite recipe of from the cookery club of Mr and Mrs Mouse which we hope you will enjoy – just what you need to brighten up a gloomy afternoon when its cold and windy outside!  These lovely honey cup cakes will bring a little sunshine onto the tea table, but be sure to have an adult to help you.

For the sponge:

  • 150 g Butter or baking spread
  • 50 g Honey
  • 100 g Caster sugar
  • 2 Eggs large
  • 1 Orange
  •  1 tsp Orange extract
  • Paper cupcake cases to line your tin

For the buttercream:

  • 150 g Butter or baking spread
  • 50 g Honey
  • 400 g Icing Sugar
  • 1 tsp of Orange Extract
  • Preheat your oven to 180/160C and line a cupcake tin with paper cases.
  • Slowly add the beaten eggs, the zest of the orange, 3 tbsp of the orange’s juice and the orange extract. Mix well.
  • Fold the self raising flour into the mixture
  • Spoon the batter into the cupcake cases and bake for 15‐20 minutes untiil golden brown. Leave to cool completely.
  • Make the buttercream by mixing the butter, honey, icing sugar and orange extract together until smooth. Pipe it onto the cupcakes in swirls or spread with a spoon and fork into soft peaks.
  • Finally, drizzle some drops of honey on top of the buttercream for decorative effect just before serving.
  • Store in an airtight container in a cool place, and eat any leftovers within 3 days.

Happy Baking!