Recipe: Easy Chocolate Cupcakes

Miss B loves to bake, so today she is sharing an easy chocolate cupcake & icing recipe with you. She added a little treat inside the cupcakes too. Enjoy! This was one of her activities from her School Holiday Ideas Jar. 

Easy Chocolate Cupcake Recipe

Ingredients: (Makes six cupcakes)
You will need:
1/2 cup butter
1/2 cup sugar (castor)
2 eggs
1 cup of Self-Raising Flour
2 teaspoons of cocoa powder
1 teaspoon of baking soda

Mix together butter and sugar. Add eggs.
Add flour, cocoa powder & baking soda  
Stir it all together
Spoon the mixture into muffin cups
Bake for 15-20 minutes or until knife/chopstick inserted into the cupcake comes out clean.

Leave to cool and then decorate!

Easy Icing Recipe

You will need: 
1 1/2 cup of icing sugar
1 tablespoon of butter
1-3 teaspoons of water/milk (note: milk will make it smooth)
1 drop of colouring

Combine icing sugar & butter in a bowl. Once done, add milk a bit at a time until you get the consistency you want. Add colour & spread over your cupcake or cake. 

Once cooled, scoop out the middle of the cupcake (keeping the top) 

Add your favourite chocolate treats (M&Ms, Jaffas etc)

Put the top back on to hide your treats.
Ready for the icing!

Add your choice of sprinkles

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  1. Seriously! You already win by getting a chocolate cupcake, and then there's a surprise inside! Awesome!!

  2. I KNOW! Chocolate Overload! They are so good!


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