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Delicious cupcakes great for a party!
150g unsalted butter, softened
150g caster sugar
150g self raising flour
100g chocolate chips
3 medium eggs, room temperature
1 1/2tsp vanilla extract

250g icing sugar
80g butter, softened
25ml milk
2-3 drops vanilla extract
Blue food colouring

100g desiccated coconut
Blue food colouring
White chocolate buttons
milk chocolate chips

Makes 12

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You Will Need

  • Step 1

    Pre-heat your oven to 190ºC/375ºF/Gas mark 5

  • Step 2

    Place 12 baking cases in a muffin tin

  • Step 3

    Put the butter and sugar in a large bowl and cream together until soft (the butter will get paler the more you whisk)

  • Step 4

    Add the vanilla extract and whisk again

  • Step 5

    Add one egg and whisk, and then the others 1 at a time!

  • Step 6

    Then add the flour and whisk until nice and smooth

  • Step 7

    Then fold in your chocolate chips

  • Step 8

    Use 1-3 tbsp of batter for each cupcake, or use an ice cream scoop if you don't want any mess!

  • Step 9

    Place the cupcakes in the oven and bake for 20-25 minutes until they are golden brown

  • Step 10

    When baked, leave to cool on a wire rack

  • Step 11

    Now for the icing! With an electric whisk, whisk the butter alone until pale and creamy

  • Step 12

    Then add in the icing sugar bit by bit and whisk again till the mixture all comes together.

  • Step 13

    Combine the milk and vanilla in a separate bowl and then add to butter tbsps at a time, then whisk

  • Step 14

    Continue beating until light and fluffy and then start to add in your food colouring

  • Step 15

    When you get the perfect cookie monster colour, leave to the side!

  • Step 16

    Put your coconut into a bowl and add 5-6 drops of food colouring and mix really well with a spoon until all the coconut is blue

  • Step 17

    With a spatula, spread the icing onto your cakes and make sure it is quite thick - 5mm

  • Step 18

    Then roll the cake (icing side down) in the coconut until fully covered

  • Step 19

    With a bit of icing, stick the chocolate button and chocolate chip together to make an eye!

  • Step 20

    Put 2 eyes in the top of the head and place a part of cookie in its mouth!

  • Step 21

    I hope you enjoy your cakes!!! :D :P :D



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