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35Total Time
15Prep Time
20Bake Time

Calorie Conscious Chocolate Cupcakes

4 Reviews

About the bake

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

35Total Time
15Prep Time
20Bake Time


  1. Step 1:

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

  2. 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.

  3. Step 3:

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

  4. 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


  • For the cupcakes

    • 175g Margarine
    • 3 Egg(s) (free range)
    • 100g Half spoon granulated sugar
    • 75g Allinson's Self Raising Flour
    • 25g Cocoa powder
  • For the cream cheese icing

    • 150g Cream cheese (light)
    • 2 tsp Half spoon granulated sugar
    •  Sprinkle decorations

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