Strawberry cream tea cakes

Strawberry cream tea cakes
Serve these fruity cakes with a cup of Coop Fairtrade tea
Serves 4  / 
Prep 20 mins  / 
Cook N/A


4 vanilla fairy cakes
4 tsp Coop strawberry jam
100g local unsalted butter
200g icing sugar
2 tsp local semi-skimmed milk
A few drops of red food colouring


1. Cut a small circle out of the top of 4 fairy cakes and fill each hole with 1 tsp of strawberry jam

2. Replace the pieces of cake

3. Beat the unsalted butter until pale and fluffy

4. Add the icing sugar and beat again with the milk and enough red food colouring to make the icing a strawberry red colour

5. Cover the cakes with the buttercream and spread with a knife to create a strawberry shape

6. Using a skewer or the tip of a knife, make holes all over to look like seeds

7. Take 4 sprigs mint and poke one into each cake to look like a stalk