Chocolate Cupcakes (Fluffy & Super Easy Recipe)

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These cupcakes are super quick to make. The outcome is a light, fluffy texture! I absolutely love it! 

  • 100 g butter
  • 2/3 cup caster sugar
  • 1 tsp vanilla essence
  • 2 whole eggs (lightly beaten)
  • 1 cup self-raising flour (sifted)
  • 1/3 cup cocoa (sifted)
  • 1/2 tsp bicarbonate of soda
  • 1/2 cup milk

  • Chocolate Buttercream Icing
  • 1/4 cup unsalted butter (softened)
  • 1 1/4 cup icing sugar (sifted)
  • 1 tbs cocoa (sifted)
  • 1 tbs milk


  1. Preheat oven to 180°C (160°C fan-forced). Line cupcake tins with cases.
  2. Using a mixer, cream butter, sugar, and vanilla until creamy and fluffy. Gradually add eggs and mix until just combined.
  3. Combine flour, cocoa, and bicarbonate soda. Add to creamed mixture with milk. Beat until just combined.
  4. To make the chocolate buttercream:
  5. Beat butter until light and fluffy. Add icing sugar and cocoa and combine well. Beat in milk until mixture is fluffy.
  6. Spoon mixture into liners until each case is two-third full. 
  7. Bake for 20 minutes.

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