Sugar plum fairy cakes


A Christmas treat fit for a prima ballerina, these chocolate covered fairy cakes are infused with spice and orange liqueur.

Equipment and preparation: you will need a free-standing mixer fitted with the whisk attachment, an electric hand-held whisk, a piping bag, a mini-muffin tray and 24 fairy cake cases.


For the génoise fairy cakes

For the plums

For the edible fairy cake cases

For the French meringue buttercream