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recipe image Snowman Cupcakes
  • dessert
  • easy
  • egg
  • budget
  • cooking-for-children
  • cooking-with-children
  • snack
  • dairy
  • dessert
  • cake
  • baked-goods

Snowman Cupcakes

Let it snow! Let it snow! Let it snow! These delicious chocolate cupcakes will be a showstopper at any festive get-together. It’s amazing what a bit of desiccated coconut and fondant icing can do to some white chocolate icing sugar!

  • Preparation time15 minutes
  • Cooking time20 minutes
  • Servings12 portions
  • DifficultyEasy

Ingredients

  • 115 g (4oz) Flora Buttery
  • 115 g (4oz) caster sugar
  • 2 eggs, medium
  • 115 g (4oz) self-raising flour
  • 25 g (1oz) cocoa powder, mixed with 2 dessert spoons water
  • -Icing-
  • 55 g (2oz) Flora Buttery
  • 225 g icing sugar, sieved
  • 1 tablespoon milk
  • 50 g white chocolate, melted
  • -Decoration-
  • 55 g (2oz) desiccated coconut
  • Orange cake decorations or coloured fondant for nose
  • chocolate buttons for hat
  • drops for eyes

Nutritional Guidelines
(per serving)

(Nutrition information is calculated using an ingredient database and should be considered an estimate.)

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 180°C, 160°C fan, Gas mark 4.
  2. Weigh your eggs. Note the weight and measure the same amount of Flora, sugar and flour. Place all the ingredients in a mixing bowl and beat with a wooden spoon 2 – 3 minutes until well mixed. Place dessertspoons of the mixture in 10-12 paper cases or greased bun tins.
  3. Bake for around 20 minutes until soft and springy to touch. Cool on a wire tray.
  4. Mix icing ingredients together and spread over the cakes. Sprinkle with coconut and decorate as a snowman face using the buttons cut in half for the hat, the chocolate drops for eyes and orange decoration for nose.