Kids Cooking: Four Chocolate Cupcakes

Four Little Chocolate Cupcakes

Just 4 Cupcakes...super easy to make!

Just 4 Cupcakes…super easy to make!

This recipe is just for kids! They can do this themselves, just help them with the oven. A simple recipe with pantry friendly ingredients and only a wooden spoon to mix. It makes just four little cupcakes, perfect for rainy days, school holidays or weekends. Have fun icing or decorating these!

Ingredients:
1/3 cup self raising flour
1 Tablespoon cocoa
1 Tablespoon caster sugar
1 tablespoon butter/margarine (melted or very soft)
1 tablespoon milk (dairy, soy or other)
1 egg

Method:
1.Preheat oven to 170C

2. In a bowl combine flour, cocoa and sugar. Mix with a wooden spoon.

Mix flour, cocoa and sugar

Mix flour, cocoa and sugar

3. Add in the butter, milk and egg. Use the wooden spoon to mix.

Mix in the butter, milk and egg

Mix in the butter, milk and egg

4. Divide mixture among 4 cupcake wrappers. (It also makes about 6 patty cakes)

Makes 4 cupcakes!

Makes 4 cupcakes!

5. Bake for about 12 mins. (Don’t over bake or they will be too dry) Allow to stand in the tin for 5 minutes then cool on a wire rack.

6. Ice and decorate as you please! (Note: this is a very basic recipe, not too fancy, just for kids to make! If they prefer it sweeter, add an extra tablespoon of sugar, cocoa and milk!)

Decorate anyway you like....try chicks and rabbits!

Decorate anyway you like….try chicks and rabbits!

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