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The Easiest Chocolate Cupcake



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

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.)


Accessories you need



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

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  • very nice and easy. Halved sugar in both cupcakes...

    Submitted by moomin on 23. November 2017 - 18:34.

    very nice and easy. Halved sugar in both cupcakes and icing and still ultra sweet. My icing was much yellower than the icing in the picture so it didn't look as nice.

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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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