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Chocolate cupcakes on a serving plate with cream cheese icing and topped with sprinkles.

Calorie conscious chocolate cupcakes

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3.114 stars based on 79 ratings

These chocolate cupcakes are really delicious and at 180 calories a cupcake, you don’t need to feel guilty about it either. Dig in!

Key Information

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  • Bake:
  • Serves:9
  • Skill level:easy

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  1. Classic mode Step 1

    Pre heat the oven to 190°c, (fan 170°c, gas mark 5). Line a cupcake tray with nine cupcake cases.

  2. Classic mode Step 2

    Place all the cake ingredients in a mixing bowl and beat well with a wooden spoon until smooth. Divide between the cupcake cases and bake for fifteen to twenty mins until firm to the touch.

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  3. Classic mode Step 3

    Allow to cool in the tin for five minutes then cool on a wire rack.

  4. Classic mode Step 4

    To decorate, beat the cream cheese and sugar together and using a piping bag, pipe on to the top of the cakes. Top with coloured sprinkles

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