Pretty little cup cakes that rarely fail to charm: children in particular like them. My 3 year-old grandson bent over the plate, carefully inspected the cakes, then asked, ‘How did you catch them?’ Butterfly cakes can be made in a variety of flavours: coffee, vanilla, almond, lemon, or – as in this recipe – tangerine.
Cream the butter with the sugar and grated tangerine zest until light and fluffy. Beat in the eggs one at a time. Set aside
Place a rounded dessertspoonful of the mixture in eac