Butterfly cake

A butterfly cake is a classic cake made from a simple fairy cake, also called a cupcake.cite book
author=Farrow, Joanna
title=Cupcakes
publisher=Whitecap Books
location=Vancouver
year=2005
pages=40-41
isbn=1-55285-626-7
] cite book
author=Mackley, Lesley
title=The Book of Afternoon Tea
publisher=HP Books
location=Los Angeles, Calif
year=1992
pages=69
isbn=1-55788-046-8
] cite book
author=Moskin, Julia; Gand, Gale
title=Gale Gand's just a bite: 125 luscious, little desserts
publisher=Clarkson Potter
location=New York
year=2001
pages=68-69
isbn=0-609-60825-8
] cite book
author=Byrn, Anne
title=Cupcakes : From the Cake Mix Doctor
publisher=Workman Publishing Company
year=2005
pages=98-100
isbn=0-7611-3548-0
] Some authors give "fairy cakes" as an alternate name, and say that the wings refer to fairy wings.cite book
author=Klivans, Elinor
title=Cupcakes
publisher=Chronicle Books
location=San Francisco
year=2005
pages=80-81
isbn=0-8118-4545-1
]

It can be made from any flavor of cake. The top of the fairy cake is cut off or carved out with a spoon, and cut in half. Then, butter cream, whipped cream or other sweet filling (e.g jam) is spread into the hole. Finally, the two cut halves are stuck into the butter cream to look like butterfly wings. The wings of the cake are often decorated using icing to form various patterns.

References

External links

* [http://www.foodnetwork.com/recipes/gale-gand/butterfly-cupcakes-recipe/index.html Directions for making]
* [http://cupcakerecipe.net/labels/Lemon%20and%20Cranberry%20Thanksgiving%20Cupcakes.html Pictures of the assembly process]


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