Chocolate Spread Fairy Cakes

Posted by in Chocolate Recipes on November 7 2006 | Leave A Comment

Knowing that the question on everyone’s lips is; “which chocolate spread works best with fairy cakes?” I endeavoured to find the answer.

Donning my pinny I followed the following recipe for simple fairy cakes


  • 4 ounce butter
  • 4 ounce Caster sugar
  • 4 ounce Self Raising Flour
  • 2 eggs


  • Preheat the oven to 190C/375F/Gas mark 5.
  • Mix the butter and sugar until light and creamy
  • Beat the eggs in a separate bowl and then add gradually to the butter and sugar mixture. Continue beating the mixture until smooth – add a little of the flour to prevent curdling.
  • Fold in the remaining flour.
  • Spoon the mixture into bun cases (on a tray) and place the tray in the pre-heated oven for 20 – 25 minutes

Now for the fun bit. Wait until the buns have cooled…. Alright I’m kidding… eat a bun, just to check that they taste good. You may need to eat another just in case.

  • Cut a piece out of the top of the buns and place a dollop ofchocolate fairy cake chocolate spread in the hole.
  • Place the cut out piece of bun back on top of the filling
  • eat
  • share (optional)

I did half of the buns with Cadbury Milk Chocolate Spread and half with Nutella Hazelnut Spread.

Myself and my son (aged 10) did the chocolate spread fairy cake taste test (CSFCTT for short) and the results were: 10 year old boy preferred the Cadbury Spread Fairy Cakes and I preferred the Nutella Spread Fairy Cakes. 

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So, there we have it: conclusive proof that I can not answer the question (“which chocolate spread works best with fairy cakes?”) but I do love all this scientific research 😉

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Comments On This Post

  1. Rachel

    The cakes look delicious.
    But can I say that you are not eating enough chocolate?
    Well, if you are, you’re not posting enough!
    I love reaing this blog 🙂

  2. x alo0o x
    the cakes look GORGOUS !!!!
    i wish ii cud eat them ….!
    i luv cooking
    xxx luv ya xxx

  3. mollie

    Whooooooooo, lov da cakes peeps day r well hotti!!!

  4. jim

    i thing the wabsite is very good it is eacy and simple, to find what you are looking for.
    thank you

  5. kate owens

    these cakes look um didily scrumptious

  6. phoebe

    wow! we hav just tried to make these cakes and they turned out to be amazing!! i luve the chocolate sppread idea !yyumyumyum scrumptilicious!….. i prefer the nutella spread by the way
    thank you for te recipe anyway!

  7. I love reading your blog!! Made me smile and I can’t wait to try this recipe out!! Thank you for making my day =)

  8. freya

    wow!delicious!i made them for my boyfriend on valentines day and he loved them
    also made them for my nephew and he loved them aswell

  9. William, James and Siobhan

    We can’t wait to try these cakes

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