Chocolate Cupcakes



  • 8oz magerine (at room temperature)
  • 8oz sugar  (preferably caster sugar)
  • 4 medium/large eggs (at room temperature)
  • 6oz self raising flour
  • 2oz cocoa powder
  • 1tsp baking powder


  1. Recite Bismillah
  2. Preheat oven to 180c fan. (Ovens may vary from 160-180)
  3. Sift flour & cocoa in a bowl together & set aside.
  4. In a separate bowl beat margarine/butter with sugar till light & creamy.
  5. Add in one egg at a time with a tbsp of the flour & cocoa to the mixture until well combined. Be careful not to over beat at this stage!
  6. Then add remaining flour & cocoa & mix.
  7. Finally fold in the baking powder.
  8. Spoon into cupcake cases and bake at 180c fan oven  for 15-20 mins.
  9. Allow to cool & then frost! (see our frosting recipes)

Tip: If you think your batter looks very doughy like add a few tbsps of water.



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