Vanilla Prunes Cup Cakes & Vanilla Buttercream

Vanilla Prunes Cup Cakes & Vanilla Buttercream

*makes 12 cup cakes



125g Butter

90g sugar

2 large eggs

150g cake flour

4tbsp milk

2tbsp heavy cream

1/4tsp vanilla essence

1/2tsp Baking powder

1/8tsp Baking soda

12pcs Lemon essence pitted prunes


  1. Sift baking powder, baking soda and cake flour together, set aside.
  2. Beat butter with the sugar until fluffy.
  3. Add in egg one at a time, then add in vanilla essence, mixing well.
  4. Fold in the flour, milk and heavy cream, combine well.
  5. Pour ¼ mixture into a paper cup, place a piece of prune. Then pour the remaining 2/4 mixture.
  6. Bake in pre-heated oven at 180C for 20mins.


Vanilla Buttercream


50g Butter

100g Icing sugar

1/2tsp vanilla essence

1tbsp heavy cream


  1. Cream the butter in a  hand mixer till smooth
  2. Add in sugar and vanilla, beat till fluffy.
  3. Add in heavy cream, combine well.