225g/8oz Odlums Self Raising Flour

175g/6oz Butter (room temperature)

175g/6oz Caster Sugar

3 large Eggs (room temperature)

1 Teaspoon Goodall’s Vanilla Extract/Essence

2 Tablespoons Cold Water

To Decorate

300ml/½pt Fresh Cream (whipped)

125g/4oz Strawberry Jam

12 Strawberries

Melted Chocolate (optional)


  1. Preheat oven to 180°C/350°F/Gas 4. Line a muffin tray with 12 paper cases.
  2. Beat butter and sugar until light and fluffy. Beat in the eggs, one at a time, then add the vanilla and water.
  3. Sieve the flour into the mixture and gently mix until all ingredients are combined.
  4. Divide the mixture between the paper cases. Bake for 15 to 20 minutes until golden brown and nicely risen.
  5. Once baked, remove from the oven and allow to cool on a wire tray. When cold cut off the tops.
  6. Place some cream on top of bun, then a ‘strip’ of jam. Cut the ‘tops’ in half and place on buns to form ‘wings’ of butterfly. Put a Strawberry on top of each then drizzle with melted chocolate if liked!!