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Dinosaur Chocolate Cupcakes

If you're a fan of dinosaur cupcakes, then you'll love these chocolate cupcakes - they're sure to be a ROAR-ing success with the kids!

12 cupcakes

Easy 35 Minutes

Ingredients

Ingredients

For the recipe  Dinosaur Chocolate Cupcakes

For the Cupcakes:

130 g Unsalted Butter (softened)
180 g Caster Sugar
2 Large Eggs (room temperature)
5 ml Dr. Oetker Madagascan Vanilla Extract (1 tsp)
80 ml Whole Milk (room temperature)
40 g Dr. Oetker Fine Dark Cocoa Powder
150 g Self-Raising Flour
12 Dr. Oetker Muffin Cases

To Decorate:

400 g Dr. Oetker Chocolate Buttercream Style Icing (1 Tub)
1 pack Dr. Oetker Wafer Dinosaurs
1 pack Dr. Oetker Dino Head Sprinkles

preparation

Preparation

1

For the Cupcakes

Preheat oven to 180⁰C/160⁰C fan oven/gas mark 4. Take a 12 hole muffin tray or deep-holed bun tray and line with the muffin cases.

2

Put the butter and sugar in a mixing bowl and beat with a wooden spoon or electric mixer until pale in colour and fluffy in texture.

3

In a jug beat together the eggs, Vanilla Extract and milk then add to the creamed butter and sugar along with the flour and Cocoa Powder.

4

Beat the ingredients together until smooth.

5

Spoon the mixture into the Muffin Cases, filling about two-thirds full. Bake the cupcakes for 20 minutes or until firm to the touch or an inserted skewer comes out clean.

6

Remove the tray  of cupcakes from the oven and allow to cool for 10 mins before transferring the cupcakes to a wire rack to cool completely.

7

To Decorate

Once the cupcakes are cooled, stir the Buttercream in the tub to loosen. Place the Buttercream in a piping bag fitted with a star nozzle. Pipe the buttercream onto the cupcakes, starting in the middle of the cupcake pipe the buttercream around in a circle to cover the top of the cupcake. Continue to pipe around the top of the cupcake building up the buttercream to form a swirl.

8

Finish decorating the cupcakes with the Dino Sprinkles and Dino Wafers.

Nutritional Information for the recipe Dinosaur Chocolate Cupcakes

Per Serving Per 100 g / ml
Energy 1532kJ
366kcal
1532kJ
366kcal
Fat 16.99g 16.99g
Carbohydrate 48.11g 48.11g
Protein 0g 0g