Blackberry Fairy Cakes

Blackberry Fairy Cakes - SEAG - Shipley Eco-Action Group

Blackberry fairy cakes

Pick blackberries from the hedgerows and bake some tasty cakes – ideal for getting children involved!
Prep Time 30 mins
Cook Time 10 mins
Course Dessert
Servings 12 cakes


  • Bun or muffin tin
  • Cake cases
  • large bowl
  • small bowl


  • 100 grams Spread, margarine or butter
  • 100 grams Spread, margarine or butter
  • 100 grams Sugar
  • 2 Eggs
  • 100 grams Self-raising flour
  • 25 grams Blackberries, washed


  • Put 12 bun or muffin cases into the bun or muffin tray.
  • Pre-set the oven to 190C/fan oven 170C/gas mark 5.
  • Cream the spread (or butter, margarine) together with the sugar until soft and fluffy.
  • Break the eggs into a bowl and whisk lightly with a fork.
  • Pour half of the egg into the creamed mixture and beat together until mixed in.
  • Pour in the rest of the egg, and beat into the mixture until smooth.
  • Stir the flour carefully into the mixture.
  • Stir in the blackberries.
  • Spoon the mixture into 12 bun or 10 muffin cases, filling them about half full.
  • Bake for 10 minutes or so, depending on the size of the cakes.
  • Place on a cake rack to cool.


These cakes are tasty on their own, but could be decorated with icing.
Keyword Little Cooks
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