Classic Cupcakes

I am a hugh cupcake fan and i am always looking on pintrest and the internet for new recipes that i can try, but i must admit that you can never beat a classic cupcake with plain sugar icing and a cute jelly sweet on top. Yum! 
This is the simpliest recipie i have ever found and it works everytime, creating the fluffiest, light cupcakes ever. The recipie is extremly easy to follow and they take no time at all to make. 

 Makes 24 cupcakes

         12oz   self raising flour
         12oz   sugar
         12oz   butter/marg
         4-6     medium eggs
         1 1/2  tsp baking powder

First preheat the oven to 170 C/ 350 F/ Gas Mark 4 and place your cupcake cases in a tin.
Then in a bowl place the butter and sugar and cream together until it is pale and smooth and add in the eggs and mix.
once they are combined add in your flour and your baking powder and keep mixing unit it is all mixed.
Spoon your batter into the cupcake cases. 
Tip : if you want them to rise evenly, use an ice cream scoop!
Then place in the oven to cook for 25 minutes or until they are a golden brown.
When taking them out allow to cool for a couple f minutes before placing them on a wire rack.

Once your cupcakes have cooled it is time to start on your icing.
I dont have a specific method of making this as it is really simple
You will need:
1 bowl
A tablespoon
Icing sugar 
You want to get your bowl and add 4 tablespoons of icing sugar into a bowl and add 2 drops of water and begin to stir and keep adding drops of water when you need to. 
You don't want the icing to be too runny or too thick, but if this happens either add more icing sugar or more water.
Then spread evenly on your cupcakes, don't worry they don't have to be perfect as this icing chooses to run where it wants! and then top with a cute decoration.
I topped mine with lemon and orange jelly slices.

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