Christmas Reindeer Cakes

    Total cooking time: 45 minutes.

Servings: 12

You will need:
  • 2 packs (16g) Fruit Bowl Strawberry Peelers
  • 260g butter
  • 110g caster sugar
  • 2 large eggs
  • 110g self-raising flour
  • 300g icing sugar
  • 3 tablespoons cocoa powder
  • Edible eyes
  • 24 pretzels
  • 12 Christmas cupcake cases
  1. Preheat your oven to 180 degrees/gas mark 4
  2. Beat 110g of the butter and all of the caster sugar together until fluffy
  3. Whisk in the eggs
  4. Add the flour and stir until combined
  5. Place the cases in a cupcake tray
  6. Spoon the mixture evenly into the cases
  7. Bake for 15 minutes or until a skewer placed in the centre of each cake comes out clean
  8. Leave on a wire rack to cool
  9. Meanwhile, make the butter cream. Whisk the remaining butter until soft
  10. Add the icing sugar and cocoa powder and mix until smooth
  11. Once the cakes are cool, pipe the butter cream on top using a thick nozzle
  12. Chop each Fruit Bowl Strawberry Peeler into 6 so you have 12 pieces
  13. Push one of the Peeler pieces into the centre of the butter cream on each cake
  14. Take two pretzels and place on the top of the cupcake to make antlers
  15. Finally, place two of the edible eyes between the antlers and the peeler to create your Christmas reindeer!
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