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Comedian John Robins and Blackadder and Time Team star Tony Robinson join Laura

Comedian John Robins and Blackadder and Time Team star Tony Robinson join Laura. Plus it's cake o'clock with alcoholic cup cakes!

Release date:

2 hours

Last on

Fri 28 Feb 2014 14:00

Laura with comedian John Robins

Laura with comedian John Robins

Kerris Harrop with Laura and her alcoholic cup cakes

Kerris Harrop with Laura and her alcoholic cup cakes

Ingredients

  • Butter, unsalted 125 g
  • Caster sugar 125 g
  • Eggs 2
  • Flour, self-raising 125 g
  • Baking powder ½ tsp
  • Milk, semi-skimmed 3 tbsp
  • Extract. vanilla 1 ½ tsp
  • Baileys 2 tbsp
Method
  • Preheat oven to 160°C fan/180°C conventional/350°F/Gas Mark 4
  • Add butter, caster sugar and extract to mixer and cream together for 7 minutes or until light and fluffy
  • Add eggs, one by one, and mix for 2 minutes
  • Sieve flour and baking powder together in a separate bowl then add to the mixture and mix until incorporated
  • Add milk and Baileys and mix for 1 minute
  • Divide mixture evenly between muffin cases and bake for 25 minutes
  • Remove from oven and immediately transfer to wire rack then leave to cool
Topping ingredients
  • Butter, unsalted125 g
  • Icing sugar 250 g
  • Milk, semi-skimmed 1 tbsp
  • Extract, vanilla ½ tsp
  • Baileys 2 tbsp
  • Sugarpaste 250 g
  • Decorations
Method
  • Cream butter, extract and Baileys together in mixer for 2 minutes until light and fluffy
  • Add icing sugar and milk and mix together for further 2 minutes until well blended
  • Pipe buttercream onto cupcakes
  • Roll sugarpaste and cut circles of sugarpaste to fit cupcakes and to cover buttercream
  • Decorate as desired