Who doesn’t love chocolate cake, right? Whether you are socialising or at a restaurant chocolate cake is always top of the list of cakes on offer. These bar one chocolate cupcakes will have you reaching for more
and with the addition of brown sugar and dark chocolate they turn out deliciously moist and tasty.


  •  42 g butter
  • 85 g dark brown sugar
  • 1 egg, separated
  • 60 g dark chocolate
  • 125 ml (½ c) flour
  • 2 ml (½ t) baking powder
  • 2 ml (½ t) bicarbonate of soda
  • pinch of salt
  • 125ml (½ c) milk
  • 50 g currants


  •  200 g Bar-One chocolate, sliced
  • 225 g butter
  • 15 ml (1T) milk
  • 500 ml (2 c) icing sugar
  • extra Bar-One chocolate to decorate


Preheat the oven to 180 °C. Line a cupcake baking tin with paper cases.

1 Cream the butter and brown sugar together in a mixing bowl. Add the egg yolk, beating until well blended. Melt the chocolate carefully in the microwave and add to the butter mixture.

2 Sift the flour, baking powder, bicarbonate of soda and salt into the butter mixture. Pour the milk in and mix until a smooth batter forms. Stir in the currants.

3 Whisk the egg white until soft peaks form. Using a spatula, fold into the batter.

4 Fill the cupcake cases to two-thirds and bake for 25 minutes or until cooked through. Leave to cool completely.

5 Icing: Melt the sliced Bar-One chocolate and mix in the butter and milk. Sift in the icing sugar and beat until thick and smooth. Place in a piping bag and ice the cupcakes. Place pieces of Bar-One chocolate on top.

Pic and recipe credit: You Magazine