Chocolate Bean Cupcakes

Ingredients (12 cupcakes):

For the cake...

Dr. Oetker Muffin Cases

220 g Margarine

220 g Caster Sugar

Medium Eggs x 4 (beaten)

5 ml Dr. Oetker Madagascan Vanilla Extract (1tsp)

50 g Cocoa Powder

170 g Plain Flour

Dr. Oetker Baking Powder Sachets x 3


To decorate...

Dr. Oetker Chocolate Beans

Dr. Oetker Chocolate Easy Swirl Cupcake Icing


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

2. Beat the margarine with the sugar until light in texture.

3.Gradually whisk in the eggs and Vanilla Extract.

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

5. 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.

6.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.

7. Decorate with colourful Chocolate Beans to finish.