Get creative with these fun animal themed cupcakes. 


  • Cupcakes

  • 200g butter, diced

  • 1 cup CSR Brown Sugar

  • 100g dark chocolate, chopped

  • 2 extra large eggs

  • 1 tsp vanilla extract

  • 3/4 cup self-raising flour

  • 1/4 cup cocoa

  • To decorate

  • 150g unsalted butter, softened

  • 250g CSR Chocolate Buttercream Icing Mix

  • 3 tsp water

  • Marshmallows

  • Desiccated coconut

  • Sprinkles


  • 1.

    Pre-heat oven to 150C fan-forced. Line 12 x 1/3 cup capacity muffin pans with paper cases.

  • 2.

    Combine butter, sugar and chocolate in a saucepan and heat gently until melted and smooth. Allow to cool slightly.

  • 3.

    Whisk the eggs into chocolate mixture one at a time, followed by vanilla, until smooth. Fold in flour and cocoa. Spoon batter between prepared paper cases. Bake for 25 mins until just cooked. Cool in pan for 5 mins before removing to a cooling rack to cool completely.

  • 4.

    For buttercream, place butter in a bowl and using electric beaters, mix until smooth. Add icing mix and water, mixing well. Transfer to a piping bag with a small round nozzle. Pipe in a circular motion on the top of cupcakes and decorate to resemble bunny bottoms.


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