Chocolate Teddy Bear Cupcakes

Chocolate Teddy Bear Cupcakes Recipe by Annabel Karmel


Chocolate Teddy Bear Cupcakes

These Chocolate Teddy Bear Cupcakes are really fun to make, and the kids will be only too happy to help you decorate them. Just be careful that the children don’t eat all the frosting before you have finished the decorating.


3 eggs
175g soft unsalted butter, softened
150g self-raising flour
25g cocoa powder
175g caster sugar
2 tbsp milk
1 tsp baking powder
150g butter, softened
300g icing sugar, sieved
2 tbsp milk
3 tbsp cocoa powder, sieved
To Decorate
White and milk chocolate buttons
12 Maltesers
6 mini Jaffa Cakes
24 edible eyes (Tesco)


  1. Preheat the oven to 160C Fan. Line a 12 hole muffin tin with paper cases. Measure all of the cupcake ingredients into a large mixing bowl. Whisk together using an electric hand whisk until well mixed. Spoon into the cases. Bake for 20 to 25 minutes until well risen and firm to the touch. Leave to cool on a wire rack……Ingredients: 3 eggs, 175g soft unsalted butter, 25g cocoa powder, 175g caster sugar, 2 tbsp milk, 1 tsp baking powder.
  2. To make the frosting. Mix the butter, icing sugar and milk together in a large bowl. Whisk until light and fluffy. Divide the mixture into two bowls. Add the cocoa powder to one bowl and mix well……Ingredients: 150g butter, 300g icing sugar, 2 tbsp milk, 3 tbsp cocoa powder.
  3. Spoon into a piping bag fitted with a fluted nozzle.
  4. To make the dark chocolate cupcakes. Pipe on top of the 6 cupcakes. Put one Mini Jaffa Cake on top to make the face. Put a Malteser on top for the nose, sticking it on with icing. Insert 2 milk chocolate buttons for the ear and add 2 edible eyes.
  5. For the white chocolate cupcakes, pipe the icing on the remaining 6 cupcakes. Insert 2 white chocolate buttons for the ears and a Malteser for the nose. Add two eyes.

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