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Calorie Conscious Chocolate Cupcakes

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Serves 9
Serves 9

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!

8 ingredients4 steps


    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

      • 175gMargarine 
      • 3Egg(s) (free range) 
      • 100gHalf spoon granulated sugar 
      • 75gAllinson's Self Raising Flour 
      • 25gCocoa powder 
    • For the cream cheese icing

      • 150gCream cheese (light) 
      • 2 tspHalf spoon granulated sugar 
      • Sprinkle decorations 

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    Just made these with my daughter and they were delicious! Very easy to make and minimal ingredients which I always love! I gave the topping a miss however as I had some leftover white chocolate from Christmas that I melted and spread on top instead then added some sprinkles to pretty them up.

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