Easy moist chocolate cupcakes

    27 min

    Easy chocolate cupcakes, perfect for an afternoon treat or a picnic. Great to make with the kids or if you need a quick chocolate fix. Make with this Easy chocolate buttercream icing.

    Sussex, England, UK
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    Serves: 8 

    • 110g (4oz) self-rasing flour
    • 1 tablespoon cocoa powder
    • 1 teaspoon baking powder
    • 110g (4oz) margarine
    • 110g (4oz) caster sugar
    • 2 eggs

    Prep:10min  ›  Cook:17min  ›  Ready in:27min 

    1. Preheat the oven to 190 C / Gas 5.
    2. Sieve the flour, cocoa powder and baking powder into a bowl, then mix in the margarine and caster sugar. Add the eggs into the mixture one at a time, beating well after each addition. Whisk until light and fluffy. Divide mixture into cupcake cases.
    3. Bake for 15 to 17 minutes until a skewer inserted into the centre comes out clean. Allow to cool before icing.

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    Very moist and very tasty cupcakes!.! Highly recommend  -  26 Jan 2015


    Really easy to make and taste great. These will be getting made regularly in our house now!  -  05 Apr 2015


    Thanks for this recipe!!! I made a whole chocolate cake tonight for my Son's 22nd birthday on Wednesday. Hope he likes it :-)  -  24 Feb 2014