Wednesday, March 16, 2011

Butterfly Cupcakes and For Japan with love



I made these fun little cupcakes the other day with our little one, they are like mini victoria sandwiches my favorite British cake I go mad for this in the tea rooms when I go home!

I also just read Natasha's blog Five Minutes for me and she mentioned a bloggers event  this Friday March 18th - Bloggers day of Silence for Japan, I plan to join maybe you can too :-)





This friday please consider not posting on your blog - Bloggers Day of Silence in honor of Japan to join just:

1.  This coming Friday, March 18th, post nothing at all on your blog.
2.  Please post about what you will be doing this Friday whenever possible in hopes to spread the word and whoever else would like to join in.  
You can check out Ever Our's post here or Utterly Engaged's post here and do it your way if you'd like.  
3. Tweet and Re-Tweet the link to http://www.forjapanwithlove.com please.  
4.Whatever anyone can contribute will be appreciated. 

Every little helps.

Ingredients:

  • 4 oz self raising flour
  • 4 oz butter 
  • 4 oz sugar 
  • 2 eggs
  • a dash of vanilla essence
  • strawberry jam
  • confectioners sugar to mix with butter for butter cream- about 2 oz butter and 3 tablespoon sugar blended
Method:

  1. cream the butter and sugar
  2. add eggs and flour and vanilla
  3. add to cupcake cases and bake at 350 for 10-15 minutes 
  4. allow to cool then carefully slice a disc out of the top and cut in half for the wings
  5. fill with jam and butter icing and add wings :-)
Hope you can all join us for supporting the wonderful country of Japan this week

This friday I am speaking on social media to dietitians in Charlotte NC and will mention this event to highlight how social media can be used for good :-)

Much Love 






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