Elderflower Cupcakes

Now that the sun is shining and the summer is truly here afternoon tea parties are a perfect way to get people together outside in the garden. A cup of tea in vintage bone china is always refreshing along with the cooler drinks like elderflower cordial; and of course home made cakes are perfect at any time!

Recipe for Elderflower Cupcakes


100g unsalted butter

150g caster sugar

3 tablespoons elderflower cordial

2 large eggs, beaten

120g self raising flour

2 tablespoons cornflour

1 teaspoon baking powder


Mix all the ingredients together, beating for no more than a minute. Bakein cupcake cases in a preheated oven at 160c for about 20 minutes.

For Elderflower buttercream:

130g softened butter

300g icing sugar

6 teaspoons elderflower cordial

Mix the ingredients together well for about 5 minutes then pipe onto the top of the cupcakes.


Afternoon Tea cakes by Sweet Bliss Bakes

Pop a rose on top to make a beautiful party cupcake!




2 thoughts on “Elderflower Cupcakes

  1. Oh wow, they all look absolutely fabulous. they must have taken you ages. It all looks so much more elegant than any of my tea parties. I made elderflower cupcakes for the first time this year, but I used Truvia and wasn’t desperately impressed.


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