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A complete baking fail - Fairtrade Chocolate fairy cakes

Yesterday I was all set for a busy day baking and catching up after a fab weekend at The Mad Blog awards in London.  

I was all set to make some fab chocolate fairy cakes for the Tots100 Big fairtrade bake challenge using fairtrade cocoa, but it seems the world was conspiring against me and the power failed as I put them in the oven to cook and instead of having light and airy fairy cakes,  I had soggy sloppy messes! 

I went to make more, but realised that I had run out of margarine, so no cakes for me and mine last night.  However, today has been much better


6oz of marg
6oz of caster sugar
2 eggs
5oz of self raising flour 

1oz of  fairtrade cocoa powder
1 teaspoon of vanilla extract 
half teaspoon of baking powder
3 teaspoons of milk


Preheat the oven to 180 degrees C.
Cream the sugar and marg together, then add the rest of the ingredients. 
Put in to case cases and cook for 15 minutes.


  1. I was just looking for something to bake, guess I should try out these!


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