Truth is, it's so simple it can hardly be called a secret.
Easy-Peesy Cupcake Recipe
200gm Unsalted butter
6 oz Caster Sugar
6 oz Self Raising Flour
1/2 tsp Vanilla Essence
Beat the butter and sugar till smooth, white and fluffy. Add in eggs one by one, then mix in the flour bit by bit. Add Vanilla Essence. This can be replaced with other flavoring - orange juice and rind, cocoa powder etc. Spoon into cupcake casings. Bake in preheated oven at 180 degrees Celsius for about 30 mins.
Good lord, that's easy!
To serve follow 3 simple steps:1. Decorate with whipped cream, or butter cream
2. Add a sugar heart
3. Light a candle and give to Birthday Boy!