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The Easiest Chocolate Cupcake

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32 portion(s)

Cake batter

  • 420 g soy milk
  • 20 g apple cider vinegar
  • 135 g vegetable oil
  • 2 tsp vanilla essence
  • 310 g caster sugar
  • 250 g all purpose flour
  • 60 g cocoa
  • 1.5 tsp Bi Carb
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp salt


  • 250 g Butter, cubed
  • 500 g icing sugar
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 60 g Milk
  • 6
    Preparation 10min
  • 7
  • 8
    Appliance TM 5 image
    Recipe is created for
    TM 5
    Please note that the TM5 mixing bowl has a larger capacity than the TM31 (capacity of 2.2 liters instead of 2.0 liters for TM 31). Recipes for the Thermomix TM5 may not be cooked with a Thermomix TM31 for safety reasons without adjusting the quantities. Risk of scalding by spraying of hot liquids: Do not exceed the maximum filling quantity and observe the filling level markings of the mixing bowl!

Recipe's preparation

  1. For the cakes:

    Preheat oven to 180 celcius in a fan forced oven.

    Lay out cupcake liners into muffin tins.

    Add soy milk, vinegar, oil, and vanilla to the bowl. 5 secs/ Speed 4 

    Add to this wet mix the flour, sugar, cocoa, bi carb, baking powder, and salt. 5 seconds/ speed 4. 

    Pour into cupcake liners until 3/4 full. 

    Bake for 15-18 mins until springy. Allow to cool thoroughly before icing.



  2. For the Buttercream:

    Insert butterfly. Add all ingredients to the bowl. 3 mins/ speed 4. Scrape down and repeat for a further 1 min. 

    Load up your piping bag and get decorating tmrc_emoticons.)


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You can easily make these vegan by replacing the butter in the icing with a vegetable oil based spread, such as nutlex.

This recipe was provided to you by a Thermomix ® customer and has not been tested by Vorwerk Thermomix ® or Thermomix ® in Australia and New Zealand.
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Please observe the safety instructions in the Thermomix ® instruction manual at all times.

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  • Delicious and so easy

    Submitted by pennybutler on 7. May 2015 - 12:17.

    Delicious and so easy thankyou! Even my toddler loved helping me out to make these tmrc_emoticons.)

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  • love chocolate cupcakes!

    Submitted by Klaypipe on 30. January 2015 - 05:18.

    love chocolate cupcakes! thanks!

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