For the cupcakes:

  • 40g coco
  • 175 self raising flour
  • 175g butter
  • 2 eggs, lightly beaten
  • 175g caster sugar

For the icing:

  • 50g melted butter
  • 45g coco
  • 75ml milk
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 450g icing sugar

For the decoration:

  • 2 large terry's chocolate orange balls or 5 bars of terry's chocolate orange
  • 1 crushed bar of terry's chocolate orange


  • STEP 1
    to make the cakes, Pre-heat oven to 180c and line a muffin tin with 12 cupcake cases.
  • STEP 2
    Beat butter and sugar until light and fluffy.
  • STEP 3
    Gradually add the eggs.
  • STEP 4
    Sift the flour and the coco powder in.
  • STEP 5
    Divide the mix into the cupcake cases.
  • STEP 6
    Cook for 15-20 minutes and then leave to cool for 5 minutes and don't take them out of the tray.
  • STEP 7
    For the icing, mix all the ingredients in a large bowl. If the icing is very liquid, put in some more icing sugar.
  • STEP 8
    spread the icing on the cupcakes, put 2 slices of chocolate orange on each cake and sprinkle with the crushed orange bar.

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