Tuesday, 22 July 2014

Vanilla & Chocolate Cupcakes - Sweet and Delicious

These are great if your baking for an event, birthday, wedding, christening..etc
For me...well i don't have an excuse, i just wanted cupcakes! :-D

I went over to my friends house to bake these and she found a new method which was actually from +Anna Saccone who if you don't know.. is a big hit on +YouTube  and is also known from +SACCONEJOLYs ...which i love watching! Their kids are so cute too :-)
(Check them out, such a lovely family)


  • Plain Flour (2 and 1/3 Cups)
  • Baking Powder (2 and 1/2 teaspoons)
  • Eggs (3)
  • Butter (1 Cup)
  • Caster Sugar (1 and 1/4 cups)
  • Salt (Half a Teaspoon)
  • Vanilla Extract (1 Tablespoon)
  • Whole Milk (2 and 1/3 cups)
  • Cocoa Powder (2 Tablespoons)
  • Chocolate Chips 


  1. Preheat the oven to Gas Mark 4
  2. Mix the Flour, baking powder and salt in one bowl 
  3. In another bowl, whisk/beat the butter and slowly add the sugar (beat for about 2 minutes)
  4. Add eggs in one by one (whisking in between)
  5. Add the chocolate chips
  6. Add flour mixture and milk alternating between the two and add the vanilla extract
  7. We then split the mixture to make half chocolate sponge, we added the cocoa powder to one half
  8. Spoon cake mix into cases
  9. Put in oven for 20-25 minutes
  10. Take out and leave to cool
Making the Icing

  • 110g Butter
  • 170g Icing Sugar
  • 2 Tablespoon Cocoa Powder
  • 1 Teaspoon
  1. Beat the butter - gradually
  2. Add icing sugar
  3. Add Cocoa Powder (for chocolate icing, otherwise leave this out)
  4. Add vanilla extract
  5. Pipe onto cooled cakes
  6. Take a photo and Instagram it :-) lol
 Tweet me pictures if you do make this :-) i would love to see them.. @CarlyCCxx



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