Easy Chocolate Buns

Easy Chocolate Buns


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About this recipe: If you ever run out of eggs and need a substitute....try using mayonnaise! This recipe is formulated for cupcakes or fairy buns, so it is not suitable for a cake. Top with buttercream icing or whipped cream.


Makes: 12 buns

  • 200g plain flour
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons bicarbonate of soda
  • 2 tablespoons cocoa powder
  • 180g mayonnaise
  • 200g caster sugar
  • 235ml warm water
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract

Prep:30min  ›  Cook:25min  ›  Ready in:55min 

  1. Preheat oven to 180 C / Gas 4. Lin a bun tray with 12 paper cases. Sift flour, bicarbonate of soda and cocoa powder together; set aside.
  2. Whisk mayo, caster sugar, water and vanilla together until thoroughly mixed. Add flour mixture slowly and beat at medium speed using electric beaters for 2 minutes. Spoon evenly into prepared bun cases.
  3. Bake in preheated oven for 15 to 25 minutes.

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