Chocolate Chip Marmalade Cupcake Recipe

makes 12
60 minutes



  • 125g of unsalted butter, softened
  • 125g of caster sugar
  • 2 large eggs
  • 125g of self-raising flour
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 1 pinch of salt
  • semi-skimmed milk, 1-3 tbsp
  • 50g of dark chocolate, chopped into small chunks
  • 100g of marmalade, with peel (orange), plus extra for spooning


  • 80g of icing sugar
  • 1 tbsp of orange juice, freshly squeezed


Preheat the oven to 180°C/gas mark 4. Line a 12 bun tray with 12 paper cake cases
Put all the ingredients (except the milk, marmalade and chocolate) into a cake mixer and mix at high speed until well combined
Add enough milk to make a flowing cake batter. Fold in the chocolate and marmalade
Divide the batter between the 12 cake cases and place ¼ tsp of marmalade on top of each cake. Bake in the oven for 20 – 25 minutes until they spring back to touch
Allow to cool on a rack. Mix the icing sugar and orange juice together and decorate the cakes once cool