Banana butterfly fairy cakes

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  • The kids are going to love making this banana butterfly fairy cakes by celeb chef Annabel Karmel.

    These delicious butterfly fairy cakes are infused with ripe bananas and topped with rich caramel icing made from Dulche de Leche. These fairy cakes are perfect for making with kids in just seven easy steps. Drizzle with melted chocolate and serve. Annabel Karmel says: ‘These little cakes can be eaten plain, or covered in my sweet and sticky caramel topping – they’ll be a flyaway success’ Store your cakes in an airtight container and eat them within three days.

    How to make butterfly fairy cakes


    For the banana butterfly fairy cakes:

    • 1 large banana
    • 110g butter
    • 110g caster sugar
    • 2 eggs
    • 3⁄4 tsp vanilla extract
    • 110g self-raising flour

    For the caramel icing:

    • 85g cream cheese
    • 40g unsalted butter
    • 85g Dulche de Leche
    • 40g icing sugar, plus extra for dusting