• 125g Unsalted butter, plus extra for greasing
  • 125g Caster sugar
  • 1tsp Vanilla essence
  • 2 Eggs
  • 125g Self-raising flour
  • Corn flour for dusting
  • 500g Ready to roll white icing
  • Black writing icing pen


  • STEP 1

    Preheat the oven to 180˚C. Beat the butter, sugar and vanilla essence until light and fluffy. Add an egg and one tbsp of flour at a time, beat well and fold in the remaining flour.

  • STEP 2

    Spoon the batter into ten greased and floured mini pudding basins or dariole moulds. Bake for 20 minutes then leave to cool.

  • STEP 3

    Cut off a slice from the top of the cakes to form a flat surface, and turn out.

  • STEP 4

    Roll out the icing, cut into 15cm circles and drape over the cakes.

  • STEP 5

    Make eyes from the trimmings of the white icing, and use black icing for pupils.

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