Dinosaur Chocolate Cupcakes

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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

For the Cupcakes

Step 1: 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.

Step 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.

Step 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.

Step 4: Beat the ingredients together until smooth.

Step 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.

Step 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.

To Decorate

Step 7: 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.

Step 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 1537 kJ
367 kcal
1537 kJ
367 kcal
Fat 17.06 g 17.06 g
Carbohydrate 48.11 g 48.11 g
Protein 4.25 g 4.25 g

preparation

Preparation

For the Cupcakes

Step 1: 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.

Step 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.

Step 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.

Step 4: Beat the ingredients together until smooth.

Step 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.

Step 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.

To Decorate

Step 7: 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.

Step 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 1537 kJ
367 kcal
1537 kJ
367 kcal
Fat 17.06 g 17.06 g
Carbohydrate 48.11 g 48.11 g
Protein 4.25 g 4.25 g
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