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If you’re looking for a delicious and easy dessert to impress your friends and family, look no further than this chocolate chip cupcake recipe. These cupcakes are moist, fluffy and loaded with chocolate chips in every bite. They are perfect for any occasion, whether it’s a birthday party, a potluck or just a sweet treat for yourself.

This recipe is also great for beginner bakers, as it doesn’t require any fancy equipment or skills. You just need a few basic ingredients, a baking tools and an oven. You can even customise your cupcakes with different toppings, such as whipped cream, frosting or more chocolate chips. The possibilities are endless!

In this page, we will show you how to make these chocolate chip cupcakes step by step, with tips and tricks along the way. You will also find the full ingredient list and instructions at the end of the page. So, grab your apron and let’s get baking!

This chocolate chip cupcake recipe is one of my favourites, and I’m sure you will love it too. It’s simple, fun and satisfying. Plus, who doesn’t love chocolate? Trust me, once you try these cupcakes, you will never go back to store-bought ones again.

So, what are you waiting for? Scroll down and learn how to make these amazing chocolate chip cupcakes today!

chocolate chip cupcake recipe

Choc Chip Cupcakes

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A delicious easy to make recipe for Chocolate Chip Cupcakes.
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes
Servings 12


  • Weighing scales
  • Measuring spoons
  • Mixing Bowl
  • Whisk
  • Teaspoons to scoop mixture into cupcakes
  • Spatula or Wooden Spoon
  • Piping Bag and Nozzle
  • Cupcake Cases


For Cupcakes

  • 175 g Caster Sugar
  • 175 g Self Raising Flour sifted
  • 3 Eggs Large
  • ½ tsp Vanilla Extract
  • 170 g Dark Chocolate Chips
  • ½ tsp Baking Power

For Toppings

  • 600 g Icing Sugar sifted
  • 300 g Unsalted Butter
  • 50 g Dark Cocoa Powder
  • 1 tsp Vanilla Extract
  • A little milk if needed to loosen the mixture


  • Preheat oven to 180 °C | 160 °C fan | Gas 4.
  • Line your baking tray with cupcake cases ready.
  • Then add in the self-raising flour, eggs, baking powder andvanilla extract until well combined.
  • Pour the dark chocolate chips into the mix and stir them in using a spatula or wooden spoon.
  • Spoon the cake mixture into the cupcake cases so they are nearly full to the top.
  • Pop them in the oven for 20 to 25 minutes or until they arecooked through, test by using a skewer.
  • When cooked take them out of the oven and place them onto awire rack to cool before you add the topping.
  • To make the topping you place the icing sugar and unsalted butter into a bowl and whisk.
  • Next add in the dark cocoa powder, and vanilla extract, beating them together using a whisk until smooth and fully mixed.
  • Once the cupcakes are cool enough, pipe the chocolate buttercream onto the top of each cake.

Tips for This Recipe

The Buttercream topping should be thick enough to pipe onto the cupcakes, but if you find the mixture is too thick you can add a little milk to make it looser, just make sure not to runny or otherwise it won’t sit well on the cupcakes.


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