Creative Thursday Get Your Bake On: Chocolate Cupcakes

Creative Thursday Get Your Bake On: Chocolate Cupcakes.

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Creative Thursday Get Your Bake On: Chocolate Cupcakes

Creative Thursday Get Your Bake On: Chocolate Cupcakes:

This is a creative blog hop where you can add all your home made creative projects from making cakes to needle craft and you can add as many links as you like.

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Where nothing good comes easy for carrot-cake-pancakes

Scrap Project 365 for perfect-campfire-kit

And Mud pies and Marmalade for cheesy-witchy-fingers

With the kids being off this week my 14 year old son has been making lots of cakes these are some yummy milk chocolate icing buns he made us this week.

Creative Thursday Get Your Bake On: Chocolate Cupcakes

Chocolate Cupcakes:

Serves 12

What You Need:

For The Cupcakes:

12 muffin cases

125g soft butter

125g sugar

125g plain flour

2 eggs

half a teaspoon bicarbonate of soda

1 teaspoon baking powder

1 teaspoon vanilla extract

For The Icing:

250g sieved icing sugar

60g margarine

1 tbsp cocoa powder

3 tbsp hot milk

1 tsp vanilla essence


1.) Pre-heat the oven to 200 c/gas mark 6 and place 12 muffin cases in a muffin tray.

2.) Mix the butter and sugar together.

3.) Add the eggs one at a time adding a little flour.

4.) Fold in the rest of the flour and add the, bicarbonate of soda, baking powder and vanilla extract.

5.) Place the mixture into the paper cases and bake for around 15-20 minutes until a golden colour.

6.) Place on a wire rack leave until cold.

To Make The Icing:

1.) Melt the margarine, blend in cocoa, then stir in the icing sugar, milk and vanilla essence.

2.) Beat well until smooth and thick.

 3.) Then add to the chocolate mix to the cold cakes by either dipping the cakes into the mixture or spooning onto the cakes.

4.) Leave until set.


Creative Thursday Get Your Bake On: Chocolate Cupcakes

Don’t forget to like your favourite ones.

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Claire Justine
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  1. Zarina Villanueva
    28 October 2011 / 11:12

    Oh my it looks sooo yummy!!! (^__^)

  2. Clairejustine
    28 October 2011 / 06:24

    multiplemummy; Thanks for joining in 🙂

  3. Clairejustine
    28 October 2011 / 06:24

    Kara; Thanks for joining us and following, hopefully I will find some healthier recipes soon but when the kids are of school I need my sugar lol 🙂

  4. Clairejustine
    28 October 2011 / 06:22

    Heather Thanks for joining,your linky did work great infact 4 times,thought I would leave them all up to make the linky look fuller 🙂

  5. multiplemummy
    27 October 2011 / 20:47

    They do look yummy! Especially the icing!

  6. Kara
    27 October 2011 / 14:45

    Claire. Thanks for checking out my wire angels and the follow. I am officially your newest follower. The cakes look delicious. It makes me even more sad that I am on a stupid no sugar diet. Take care.

  7. Heather
    27 October 2011 / 09:49

    Those cakes look fantastic! Thought I'd added in my homemade bread link but it's not there – will try again.Do love a creative blog hop!

  8. Heather
    27 October 2011 / 09:54

    Hi Claire – can't get the linky to work – sorry! If you fancy some homemade bread though.