I substituted 'chickpea flour+water' for the eggs and the cakes came out lovely, light and sweet. To make the egg substitute I blended 3 x 1/4 cups of chickpea flour and the same quantity of water separately in a bowl (very easy to mix and looks just like whipped up eggs!).
I baked six first, just to see how they would come out. I thought they might need extra sugar to offset the chickpea flour (smells a bit sour pre cooked) but they didn't need extra sugar. Added cocoa powder to the remaining batch about 2-3 tablespoons (just sprinkled it in!). Oh my, chocolate fairy cakes....very delicious!!
23 Feb 2018
Amazing! and very tasty when you replace the milk with coconut milk! SO YUMMY!
By Mrs Phoenix Archibald
16 Feb 2018
Lovely light well risen buns. Topped off with melted chocolate and hundreds and thousands. . Delish!
By Miss Aunty Bees
23 Sep 2016
I wish i hadnt discovered these..omg...ive just eaten 3 without breathing!!! I added an extra tbsp of milk and cooked for a little longer.
By Mrs karen robjohn
20 Sep 2016
Excellent recipe. Came out very well. Am so happy and proud of myself. I made the following changes, reduced sugar to half a cup 100grams, butter half a cup 120g, used 2 eggs and increased milk by a tbsp to 6. Used doves gf self raising flour 1&1/4 cups, about 150g. Baked for 13 mins. Will surely be making this again.
By Mrs Dee Rag
05 Apr 2016
They are lovely added a little twist put chocolate buttons in the cakes
By Mrs Veronica rumble
03 Apr 2016
These were lovely. As good as wheat flour ones. We didn't use the milk and we had to bake for a lot longer (20mins?) but they were awesome.
By Ms Clare Howard-Saunders
31 Mar 2016
One of the best fairy cake recipes, I like to bake it a little less than it says to make it more moist. Overall a very yummy recipe.
By Miss Molly Cadman
03 Jul 2015
Fantastic fluffy fairy cakes!!
By Miss Caroline Robson
07 May 2015
Lovely :) best fairy cakes I have been able to make. Rise really well and tasty. My kids love them. (My youngest is dairy/wheat/soya free)
By Miss Lucy Wood
18 Nov 2014
Very good fairy cakes. Result much better when using the silicone cases to bake them in- then they raise really well! They are a little on the sweet side though.
By Ms Anna Dickerson
03 Apr 2014
Lovely gluten free coffee cake. Nice recipe
By Mrs Annemarie Thompson
30 Jan 2014