Perfect Purple Cupcakes

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Appears in
Cupcakes for Kids

By Rosie Anness and Cortina Butler

Published 2014

  • About

Fresh blueberries make these cupcakes deliciously juicy. We have topped them with pale purple cream cheese frosting and more fresh blueberries, but a simple glacé icing made with lemon juice would also work well. We were thrilled to find silicone teacup-style cases with handles!


For the Cakes

  • 115 g/4 oz/½ cup butter
  • 115


  1. Preheat the oven to 180°C/350°F/Gas 4. Line a muffin tin (pan) with cupcake cases. Set aside about 60 blueberries to decorate the cupcakes.
  2. Cream the butter for a few minutes until soft and pale. Add the sugar and continue to beat until the mixture is