KitKat CupCakes

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Imagine a KitKat cupcake, what would you think it be like, here is my view of the KitKat in a cupcake. Soft sponge vanilla covered in creamy chocolate frosting and of course a KitKat stuck on top and all of this does need to be in a red and white cupcake case just to keep with the theme.

Kitkat Cupcakes

Part of my dads 65th birthday celebrations he wanted to cupcakes to take into work, so happily I said yes and asked how many he wanted and what he wanted, he replied with anything you would like to make! Which was my favourite answer, which means I have free range on it. Quickly thought, then came up with the chocolate bar theme, which consisted of his favourite chocolate bars like Bounty, KitKat and Fruit and Nut! 

Kitkat Cupcakes

I guess you could easily swap the vanilla cake and chocolate frosting to a chocolate cake and vanilla frosting…But having the creamy chocolate frosting just sounds better, do you think?

Kitkat Cupcakes

I love and the enjoy the creativity of baking, as you can just make it your own, adding in little bits of your little world into cakes, and when there is no pressure and you are allowed to have a completely blank canvas you almost become more creative. 

Kitkat Cupcakes

I ended up using a whole KitKat finger in each cupcake which I think just adds to these little tiny cakes, specially to set the scene. They are no caption needed type cupcakes. 

Kitkat Cupcakes

When I asked my dad how they went down at work, and his response was that they didn’t last long so they must be good! 

Kitkat Cupcakes

I did end up keeping 1 behind for the kids to have, and they ended up sharing with the Hubster and they were literally arguing over the biggest 1/3 of the cake and who gets the KitKat bar on top, so as the mum and referee I opened another KitKat and gave them all a finger each! That stopped the chaos.

Kitkat Cupcakes

Ingredients:
Cake:
6oz Margarine
6oz Caster Sugar
3 Eggs
1 Tsp Vanilla Extract
8oz Self Raising Flour
Frosting:
3oz Butter
1 Tbsp Milk
1oz Cocoa Powder
8-10oz Icing Sugar
3 Kitkat Bars (4 Finger)

 

Instructions:

Kitkat Cupcakes

Add margarine and caster sugar to mix bowl

Kitkat Cupcakes

Beat together with an electric mixer or by hand with a wooden spoon until light, soft and airy.

Kitkat Cupcakes

Add the eggs and vanilla to the mixture and beat the batter.

Kitkat Cupcakes

Add self raising flour and mixture for about 1 minute until light and creamy.

Kitkat Cupcakes

Scoop into a muffin case

Kitkat Cupcakes

Bake in the oven for 20 mins at 170c and allow to cool

Vanilla Micro Egg Cup Cakes

Mix beat together the butter, icing sugar, cocoa and milk until light creamy and when the frosting holds a peak.

Kitkat Cupcakes

Pipe the frosting over each cupcake and add in 1 KitKat finger cut into 2.

Enjoy 

KitKat Cupcakes
Serves 12
Perfect Kitkat Inspired cupcakes with vanilla sponge covered in chocolate frosting.
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Prep Time
10 min
Cook Time
25 min
Total Time
45 min
Prep Time
10 min
Cook Time
25 min
Total Time
45 min
Cake
  1. 6oz Margarine
  2. 6oz Caster Sugar
  3. 3 Eggs
  4. 1 Tsp Vanilla Extract
  5. 8oz Self Raising Flour
Frosting
  1. 3oz Butter
  2. 1 Tbsp Milk
  3. 1oz Cocoa Powder
  4. 8-10oz Icing Sugar
  5. 3 Kitkat Bars (4 Finger)
Instructions
  1. Add margarine and caster sugar to mix bowl
  2. Beat together with an electric mixer or by hand with a wooden spoon until light, soft and airy.
  3. Add the eggs and vanilla to the mixture and beat the batter.
  4. Add self raising flour and mixture for about 1 minute until light and creamy.
  5. Scoop into a muffin case
  6. Bake in the oven for 20 mins at 170c and allow to cool
  7. Mix beat together the butter, icing sugar, cocoa and milk until light creamy and when the frosting holds a peak.
  8. Pipe the frosting over each cupcake and add in 1 KitKat finger cut into 2.
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