Kidspot Kitchen

Kidspot Kitchen

Patty cakes recipe

These cute little patty cakes or cupcakes are just perfect for afternoon tea. Top them with your favourite icing and enjoy! Find more on Kidspot New Zealand's recipe finder.



  • 125g butter
  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1 cup milk
  • 2 cups self-raising flour


Preheat oven to 180°C. Line a cup tray with patty pans and set aside.

Using a mixer, cream the butter, vanilla and sugar together, adding in eggs one at a time.

Add half of the flour and milk and then repeat until well combined.

Pour equal amounts into the patty pans and bake for 12-15 minutes. Cool on a wire rack and ice with your favourite icing.


This recipe was created by Jennifer Cheung for Kidspot, New Zealand's best recipe finder.