Tasty chocolate cupcakes

Tasty chocolate cupcakes


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About this recipe: These tasty chocolate cupcakes are such a simple recipe to be able to know. Dust with icing sugar or ice with your favourite icing.

Makes: 12 cupcakes

  • 150g sugar
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 125g margarine or butter
  • 2 tablespoons cocoa powder
  • 1 egg
  • 190g self raising flour
  • 60ml milk
  • 2 tablespoons icing sugar, for dusting

Prep:10min  ›  Cook:30min  ›  Ready in:40min 

  1. Preheat oven to 180 C / Gas 4. Line a cupcake tin with 12 cupcake cases.
  2. Melt the sugar, vanilla and butter or margarine in a saucepan over a medium heat. Remove from heat.
  3. Add the cocoa powder to the butter mixture; mix well. Add the egg. Mix well. Stir in the flour and the milk. Scoop into the prepared tins.
  4. Bake for 30 minutes or until knife inserted in the centre comes out clean.
  5. Leave to cool and dust with icing sugar.

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Reviews (2)


These cakes turned out wonderful and were eaten in seconds by my family and friends! - 30 Dec 2013


Delicious ! I made it twice ! The first time I ate all of them ! - 27 Oct 2013

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