A special treat from Dr Oetker.


  • 75 g dr. oetker extra dark fine cooks chocolate, roughly chopped
  • 125 g plain flour
  • 0.5 tsp dr. oetker baking powder
  • 0.5 tsp dr. oetker bicarbonate of soda
  • pinch of salt
  • 100 g unsalted butter, softened
  • 250 g caster sugar
  • 3 medium eggs
  • 1 tsp dr. oetker natural vanilla extract
  • 125 g soured cream
  • 100 ml water
  • dr. oetker easy swirl cupcake chocolate icing
  • 2 packs of dr. oetker fudge chunks


  • Preheat the oven to 180ºC. Place the chocolate in a heatproof bowl and then place over a pan of simmering water. Ensure the water is not touching the base of the bowl.
  • Melt the chocolate, stirring frequently. Remove from the heat and allow to cool slightly.
  • Combine the flour, baking powder, bicarbonate of soda and salt, and sieve together to make the flour mix.
  • Separately, beat together the sugar and butter in a large bowl.
  • Gradually add the eggs to the mixture, adding a spoonful of flour mixture with each egg to avoid curdling.
  • Mix in the melted chocolate, vanilla extract, soured cream and water until combined. Add the remaining flour and mix well.
  • Spoon into cupcake cases and bake in oven for 25 minutes.
  • Remove the cupcakes from oven and allow to cool in the baking tray, then remove from tray and cool completely on a wire rack.
  • Pipe on the Dr. Oetker Designer Chocolate Icing using the nozzles provided and then sprinkle with Dr. Oetker Fudge Chunks.

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