Valentine’s Cupcakes – Lemon and Strawberry

Valentine's Cupcakes - Lemon and Strawberry

Preheat oven at 180°C/ 350°F/ Gas Mark 4

Base:
125g butter
125g caster sugar
125g self raising flour
2 medium eggs
2tbsp water
2 drops of lemon essence
1 drop of brandy

Icing:
150g unsalted butter
225g icing sugar
2tbsp hot water
1 drop vanilla essence
1 tsp strawberry jam
1 drop of pink/red food colouring

Decoration:
Love hearts with chosen message

Serves 12

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