Chocolate Cupcake and Frosting Recipe

Tuesday, 7 July 2015

Mmmm, so if you are a cupcake fiend like me, you will love these cupcakes. I make these all the time whenever I have the chance, they are really simple and super yummy. 

(Makes 6 muffins or 12 cupcakes)


100g flour
20g cocoa
1/2 tsp baking powder
pinch of salt 

140g sugar
40g butter (room temp)
1/2 tsp vanilla
1 egg
120ml milk

1. Preheat the oven to 170 degrees.
2. Mix all dry ingredients (flour, cocoa, baking powder, salt) in a small bowl.
3. Mix together butter and sugar until it is light and creamy.
4. Add egg and mix ( I use an electric whisk) 
5. Add a spoonfull of flour mix gradually with a bit of milk, mix in-between adding more, until it is all gone, and you have a chocolatey cake mix.
6. Line a baking tray with 12 cupcake cases. 
7. I suggest using an ice-cream scoop to scoop the cake mixture into the cases for even mix in each.
8. Bake in oven for 15- 20 minutes.
9. Leave to cool whilst making in the frosting.

Frosting Ingredients- 

200g icing sugar, sifted
33g butter, softened
83g cream cheese
Sprinkles, any shape or form

1. Mix the icing sugar and butter together with a fork until it is all mixed together.
2. Add cream cheese and start by mixing with a fork, to stop the icing sugar from flying all over the place.
3. Then using an electric whisk, mix for 5 minutes until smooth.
4. Using the ice-cream scoop again, portion out the mix onto the cold cupcakes (if you do it on warm cupcakes it will slip off) 
5. Using a knife, push out the frosting and smooth and lift the knife up to create a peak (does that make sense?) 
6. Then top with any sprinkles, these are edible confetti sprinkles, but any look pretty :)


I packed these cupcakes up and took them to see Hanna who has just given birth to a baby girl, to have a chat over a cupcake is what we do best :)

Hope you enjoy this recipe and let me know if you test it out! 

Thankyou for reading, lots of love xoxo


  1. These look delicious!

    Lauren x |

  2. Oh wow these look so yummy =]

  3. Yummy, now I really want to eat a cupcake! They look pretty and delicious ♥