Easy chocolate heaven cupcakes or cake

    25 min

    This is an easy chocolate cupcake or cake recipe, it can make a lotta cupcakes or just one big cake! For chocolate-holics out here!


    Yorkshire, England, UK
    33 people made this

    Makes: 12 cupcakes

    • 200g maragrine or butter, melted
    • 200g caster sugar
    • 4 eggs
    • 2 to 3 teaspoons vanilla extract
    • 200g self raising flour
    • 4 tablespoons cocoa powder
    • 75 to 100g chocolate drops

    Prep:10min  ›  Cook:15min  ›  Ready in:25min 

    1. Preheat oven to around 200 C / Gas 6.
    2. Mix butter and sugar together until fluffy and add eggs and vanilla essence.
    3. Fold in flour and mix well. Add the cocoa powder and then the choc drops.
    4. Place in 12 cupcake cases and bake for about 15 minutes or until a knife comes out clean.
    5. Allow to cool, decorate as desired (I usually use chocolate icing).


    Try adding chocolate icing on top, hey put what ever you want in them. I put mini marshmallows in mine and peppermint oil it works trust me!!

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    these are delicious, i cooked in muffin cases so took 25 mins instead of 15.  -  22 Nov 2013


    Easy to make and the kids loved them  -  08 Sep 2013


    Brilliant, quick and easy, loved them!  -  29 May 2013