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Chocolate Bean Cupcakes

These colourful cupcakes use Dr. Oetker Easy Swirl Cupcake Icing, to help you achieve a perfect result every time!

12 cupcakes

Easy 20 Minutes



For the recipe  Chocolate Bean Cupcakes

For the cake:

12 Dr. Oetker Muffin Cases
220 g Margarine
220 g Caster Sugar
5 ml Dr. Oetker Madagascan Vanilla Extract (1tsp)
50 Dr. Oetker Fine Dark Cocoa Powder (x2 sachets/50g)
170 g Plain Flour
3 Dr. Oetker Baking Powder Sachets x 3
4 Medium Eggs (beaten)

To decorate:

Dr. Oetker Bright and Bold 4-Cell
Dr. Oetker Chocolate Easy Swirl Cupcake Icing




Preheat the oven to 190°C (170°C Fan, Gas Mark 5). Line a cupcake tin with 12 muffin cases.


Beat the margarine with the sugar until light in texture.


Gradually whisk in the eggs and Vanilla Extract.


Sift in the flour, cocoa powder and Baking Powder. Using a metal spoon, fold the dry ingredients into the mixture.


Spoon the mixture into the Muffin Cases and bake for 20-22 minutes until risen and just firm to the touch. Transfer to a wire rack to cool.


Use the Chocolate Easy Swirl Cupcake Icing to decorate. Hold the can at a downward horizontal angle to the cupcake, place your finger towards the tip of the nozzle and push firmly down to start the flow of the icing.


Decorate with colourful chocolate beans to finish.

Nutritional Information for the recipe Chocolate Bean Cupcakes

Per Serving Per 100 g / ml
Energy 2935 kJ
701 kcal
1528 kJ
365 kcal
Fat 39.04 g 20.33 g
Carbohydrate 49.89 g 25.98 g
Protein 24.90 g 12.97 g