These are so nice and easy and moreish and gone in a couple of bites and just the thing to go with coffee or tea or milk or hot chocolate.
The surprise jam center is a delicious bonus …
Preparation is really simple – melt, weigh, mix and fill paper cases!
Ingredients (about 25 patty cakes)
300g self-raising flour
200g caster sugar
2 lightly beaten eggs
sachet of vanilla sugar or 2 tsp vanilla essence
how to – Place the paper cases on oven trays.
Melt the butter and sugars in a small pan stirring until the sugar has dissolved. Combine eggs, milk and vanilla essence if using it. Put the flour in a large mixing bowl and then pour in the butter and egg mixtures. Stir until well mixed.
Drop 1 heaped teaspoonful of mixture into each paper case, top with a teaspoonful of jam and another heaped teaspoonful of mixture.
Bake at 180°C for 15 mins until golden.
Remove from the oven and leave to cool before decorating.