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Dev SUkhija
900 minutes
Prep Time
30 minutes
Cook Time
5 People
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Light cupcake with chocolate bean and black icing

Recipe Tags

  • Kitty Parties
  • Dessert

Ingredients Serving: 5

  1. Cupcake-
  2. 200 grams Plain flour
  3. 45 grams Cocoa powder
  4. 2 tsp baking powder
  5. 1/4 tsp salt
  6. 100 grams soft light brown sugar
  7. 180 grams Caster sugar
  8. 80 grams Unsalted butter
  9. 240 ml Whole milk
  10. 2 eggs
  11. 1 tsp vanilla extract
  12. butter Cream-
  13. 450 grams Icing sugar
  14. 150 grams Unsalted butter
  15. 35-40 ml Whole milk
  16. For decoration-
  17. Black icing pen and coated chocolate beans


  1. Preheat oven to 190 degrees C. Sift the dry ingredients together into a bowl.
  2. In a separate bowl beat together the butter and two sugars until creamy
  3. Meanwhile, in another bowl/jug whisk together the milk, eggs and vanilla extract.
  4. Add 1/2 of the wet ingredients into the butter mixture and mix on a slow/medium speed slowly adding all of the dry ingredients.
  5. Scrape down your bowl and beat in the remaining wet ingredients. Once mixture is smooth, evenly divide it into the cupcake cases. Bake in the oven for 18-22 minutes or until a skewer comes out clean.
  6. For the buttercream sift the icing sugar into a bowl and beat it into the butter. Once sandy pour in the milk to combine. Beat for a good 5 minutes until the icing is pale in colour and is light and fluffy. Place the icing into a piping bag with a star tip and pipe swirls onto each cupcake.
  7. Using a black icing pen pipe a continuous squiggly line around the cupcake to look like the cable to the lights.
  8. Place chocolate beans along the black icing as christmas lights. Enjoy

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shanti chawla
shanti chawla   Mar-21-2017

very cute

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