Baking and desserts


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1 1/2 cups self raising flour 1 cup castor sugar 1/4 cup oil (tasteless, such as rice bran) 1 cup lukewarm water 1 tsp vanilla essence 1 Tbls apple cider vinegar


Mix dry ingredients. Then add wet. Blend. Spoon into cupcake cases in tray. Put in pre-heated oven at 180 C. Bake until lightly browned on top. About 10-12 mins. This makes about 24 cupcakes or one large spongecake. For a chocolate version, add 3 heaped tablespoons of cocoa powder to the dry mix. Decorate. The decorations in the picture is cut out ready to roll icing.

Source: Dee Lindsay