Keep the kids busy with this quick and easy Queen Cakes recipe. Decorating them is the really fun part!

odlums queen cakes for kids

Queen Cakes, Fairy Cakes or Buns

CategoryBaking with Kids

Cook Time15 mins

What you need:

  • 175g/6oz Odlums Self Raising Flour
  • 125g/4oz Shamrock Golden Caster Sugar
  • 125g/4oz Butter or Margarine (half a block)
  • 2 Eggs
  • 2 tablespoons Cold Water

To decorate

  • Glacé Icing or Chocolate Spread
  • Hundreds and Thousands
  • Glacé Cherries
  • Sweets

How to:

  1. Ensure oven is fully preheated to 200°C/400°F/Gas 6.
  2. Next, put bun paper cases into bun tins.
  3. Put the flour, sugar, butter/margarine, eggs and water into a bowl. Beat all the ingredients together with an electric mixer or wooden spoon until the mixture is smooth.
  4. Put heaped teaspoons of the mixture into each bun case.
  5. Place in the oven on the top shelf and bake for about 15 minutes until golden brown.
  6. Cool on a wire tray. When cold, decorate as liked with your favourite toppings.

https://www.odlums.ie/recipes/queen-cakes-fairy-cakes-or-bun

 

Keep the kids busy with this quick and easy Queen Cakes recipe. Decorating them is the really fun part!

odlums queen cakes for kids

Queen Cakes, Fairy Cakes or Buns

CategoryBaking with Kids

Cook Time15 mins

What you need:

  • 175g/6oz Odlums Self Raising Flour
  • 125g/4oz Shamrock Golden Caster Sugar
  • 125g/4oz Butter or Margarine (half a block)
  • 2 Eggs
  • 2 tablespoons Cold Water

To decorate

  • Glacé Icing or Chocolate Spread
  • Hundreds and Thousands
  • Glacé Cherries
  • Sweets

How to:

  1. Ensure oven is fully preheated to 200°C/400°F/Gas 6.
  2. Next, put bun paper cases into bun tins.
  3. Put the flour, sugar, butter/margarine, eggs and water into a bowl. Beat all the ingredients together with an electric mixer or wooden spoon until the mixture is smooth.
  4. Put heaped teaspoons of the mixture into each bun case.
  5. Place in the oven on the top shelf and bake for about 15 minutes until golden brown.
  6. Cool on a wire tray. When cold, decorate as liked with your favourite toppings.

https://www.odlums.ie/recipes/queen-cakes-fairy-cakes-or-bun

 

Avonmore Buttermilk Festive Cookies

Avonmore Buttermilk Festive Cookies

Method
Pre-heat the oven to 180c
1. Cream the butter and sugars together in an electric mixer until light and fluffy, approximately 3 minutes. Add the egg and vanilla and mix for 1 minute.
2. Add half the flour and mix gently, then half the buttermilk, then the remaining flour and then remaining buttermilk. Fold though the chocolate chips.
3. Scoop 1 tsp balls of mixture onto a lined tray, spaced 10 cm apart. Chill for 15 minutes.
4. Bake for 10-12 minutes until, golden around the edges. Cool on the tray for 5 minutes before transferring to a cooling rack.
5. Sandwich two cookies together with the buttercream icing. Roll some in the crushed candy canes. Will keep in an airtight container for a couple of days.
Buttercream Method:
1. Beat together the icing sugar and the butter with an electric mixer.
2. Turn the mixer down to low, add the milk gradually until it has all been incorporated. Finally add the vanilla and then beat on high speed until the frosting is light and fluffy.
Ingredients
225 g plain flour
½ tsp baking powder
½ tsp baking soda
113g butter, softened
100g granulated sugar
100g light brown sugar
1 egg
1 tsp vanilla extract
60ml Avonmore buttermilk
125g chocolate chips
Buttercream, to decorate
3 candy canes, crushed, to decorate
 
Buttercream Ingredients:
Icing.
250g icing sugar
80g Avonmore unsalted butter, softened
25 ml Avonmore milk
a couple of drops of vanilla extract.

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Avonmore Buttermilk Festive Cookies

Avonmore Buttermilk Festive Cookies

Method
Pre-heat the oven to 180c
1. Cream the butter and sugars together in an electric mixer until light and fluffy, approximately 3 minutes. Add the egg and vanilla and mix for 1 minute.
2. Add half the flour and mix gently, then half the buttermilk, then the remaining flour and then remaining buttermilk. Fold though the chocolate chips.
3. Scoop 1 tsp balls of mixture onto a lined tray, spaced 10 cm apart. Chill for 15 minutes.
4. Bake for 10-12 minutes until, golden around the edges. Cool on the tray for 5 minutes before transferring to a cooling rack.
5. Sandwich two cookies together with the buttercream icing. Roll some in the crushed candy canes. Will keep in an airtight container for a couple of days.
Buttercream Method:
1. Beat together the icing sugar and the butter with an electric mixer.
2. Turn the mixer down to low, add the milk gradually until it has all been incorporated. Finally add the vanilla and then beat on high speed until the frosting is light and fluffy.
Ingredients
225 g plain flour
½ tsp baking powder
½ tsp baking soda
113g butter, softened
100g granulated sugar
100g light brown sugar
1 egg
1 tsp vanilla extract
60ml Avonmore buttermilk
125g chocolate chips
Buttercream, to decorate
3 candy canes, crushed, to decorate
 
Buttercream Ingredients:
Icing.
250g icing sugar
80g Avonmore unsalted butter, softened
25 ml Avonmore milk
a couple of drops of vanilla extract.

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White chocolate and cranberry cookies.


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These cookies are so simple to make and take 25 minutes in the oven. The white chocolate and cranberry combo is a game-changer. Give them a go for some festive baking.

Ingredients you will need:

190g Odlums Cream Plain Flour
115g Butter, softened
110g Shamrock Light Muscovado Sugar
100g Shamrock Golden Caster Sugar
1 Egg
½ Teaspoon Odlums Bread Soda
120g Dried Cranberries
140g White Chocolate Chips

Method:
✅Preheat oven to 180°C/350°F/Gas 4. Lightly grease two baking trays.
✅Put the butter, muscovado sugar and caster sugar into a bowl and beat until mixture is smooth.
✅Add the egg and beat again.
✅Finally stir in the flour, bread soda, cranberries and chocolate chips and mix.
✅Shape spoonfuls of mixture into cookies and place on the baking tray, leaving space between each to allow for spreading.
✅Bake for 25 minutes until they start to turn golden brown. Cool for 2-3 minutes on the baking tray, then, transfer to a wire tray to cool completely.
✅As soon as they are cold, transfer to an airtight container to store.

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Odlums Almond Shortbread

Ingredients:

  • 75g/3oz Odlums Cream Plain Flour
  • 25g/1oz Odlums Cornflour
  • 50g/2oz Shamrock Ground Almonds
  • 125g/4oz Butter (softened)
  • 50g/2oz Shamrock Golden Caster Sugar

Method:

  1. Preheat oven to 160°C/325°F/gas mark 3. Beat butter and sugar together until smooth. A wooden spoon or electric mixer may be used!
  2. Add the flour, cornflour and ground almonds. Mix gently until a dough is formed.
  3. Use your finger tips to form dough into a ball and lightly knead, if necessary.
  4. Press dough into a greased n8”/20cm round. A sandwich tin may be used.
  5. Prick around top of dough with a fork.
  6. Bake for 20 minutes or until very pale in colour.
  7. Allow to set in tin for 5 minutes, then transfer to a wire rack to cool. Slice or cut into shapes.
  8. As soon as shortbread is cold, store in an airtight tin.

 

For biscuits, roll out mixture on a floured surface and cut out shapes or rounds using biscuit cutters.

For fingers, press dough into a 7”/18cm square tin and cut into fingers after baking.
Serving Suggestions

  • Enjoy with fresh cream and strawberries
  • Serve with a scoop of ice cream
  • Perfect accompaniment to a cup of tea or coffee!

Almond Shortbread

Keep the kids busy with this quick and easy Queen Cakes recipe. Decorating them is the really fun part!

odlums queen cakes for kids

Queen Cakes, Fairy Cakes or Buns

CategoryBaking with Kids

Cook Time15 mins

What you need:

  • 175g/6oz Odlums Self Raising Flour
  • 125g/4oz Shamrock Golden Caster Sugar
  • 125g/4oz Butter or Margarine (half a block)
  • 2 Eggs
  • 2 tablespoons Cold Water

To decorate

  • Glacé Icing or Chocolate Spread
  • Hundreds and Thousands
  • Glacé Cherries
  • Sweets

How to:

  1. Ensure oven is fully preheated to 200°C/400°F/Gas 6.
  2. Next, put bun paper cases into bun tins.
  3. Put the flour, sugar, butter/margarine, eggs and water into a bowl. Beat all the ingredients together with an electric mixer or wooden spoon until the mixture is smooth.
  4. Put heaped teaspoons of the mixture into each bun case.
  5. Place in the oven on the top shelf and bake for about 15 minutes until golden brown.
  6. Cool on a wire tray. When cold, decorate as liked with your favourite toppings.

https://www.odlums.ie/recipes/queen-cakes-fairy-cakes-or-bun

 

Keep the kids busy with this quick and easy Queen Cakes recipe. Decorating them is the really fun part!

odlums queen cakes for kids

Queen Cakes, Fairy Cakes or Buns

CategoryBaking with Kids

Cook Time15 mins

What you need:

  • 175g/6oz Odlums Self Raising Flour
  • 125g/4oz Shamrock Golden Caster Sugar
  • 125g/4oz Butter or Margarine (half a block)
  • 2 Eggs
  • 2 tablespoons Cold Water

To decorate

  • Glacé Icing or Chocolate Spread
  • Hundreds and Thousands
  • Glacé Cherries
  • Sweets

How to:

  1. Ensure oven is fully preheated to 200°C/400°F/Gas 6.
  2. Next, put bun paper cases into bun tins.
  3. Put the flour, sugar, butter/margarine, eggs and water into a bowl. Beat all the ingredients together with an electric mixer or wooden spoon until the mixture is smooth.
  4. Put heaped teaspoons of the mixture into each bun case.
  5. Place in the oven on the top shelf and bake for about 15 minutes until golden brown.
  6. Cool on a wire tray. When cold, decorate as liked with your favourite toppings.

https://www.odlums.ie/recipes/queen-cakes-fairy-cakes-or-bun