Fairy Cakes

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By Nigella Lawson

Published 1998

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I haven’t got a heart of stone: I do realise that children sometimes like making children’s food. If we’re going out to tea with friends who have children the same ages as ours, we sometimes make a batch of these in the morning to take with us. They go down well with the nostalgically-minded parents; the children just pick off or lick off the icing.

I use a processor, but if you want to make the fairy cakes by hand, cream the butter and sugar, then add the beaten eggs and flour in a