Recipe: Mars Bar Cupcakes

Hey guys I hope you’re all well! Today I’ve got a real treat for you, perfect for a Saturday in the house hiding away from this horrible British weather! I hope you like this post and will try it out for yourself! If you do try out any of my recipes and DIYs, please tag me on Instagram or Twitter, I’d love to see your pictures! Instagram: littlegirlfromwales Twitter: Littlegfwales



Cake (i base it on the weight of the eggs)

Eggs – 3 (mine were 6oz)

Self Raising Flour 6oz

Caster sugar 6oz

Margarine 6oz

Cocoa Powder – 1oz

Baking Powder – 1/2 tsp


1 can of condensed milk


Icing sugar 6oz

Butter 3oz

Cocoa powder 3tbsp

Milk 1tbsp if needed


Chopped up mars bar to decorate.



Preheat the oven to around 170C. Prepare the cupcake tins by putting cupcake cases in.

  1. First, put the can in a saucepan and cover with water. Simmer for 3 hours. Leave to cool in the can without opening.
  2. Cream the margarine and sugar together in a large bowl, until fluffy.
  3. Add the eggs into the butter mixture.
  4. sieve in the flour, cocoa and baking powder slowly and mix until combined.
  5. Put the mix into the cases and bake for around 25 minutes. Leave to cool.


  1. Onto the buttercream. Beat the butter until soft.
  2. Slowly add the icing sugar and cocoa powder.
  3. Add the milk (if needed).
  4. Put in a piping bag with a star nozzle and store in the fridge.


  1. Using an apple corer, take out the middle of the cupcakes.
  2. pipe the condensed milk (that should be a caramel) into the core.
  3. Now the buttercream, pipe a blob in the centre then pipe around making sure you bring it up to create a swirl.


4.Drizzle the cupcakes with the caramel.

5.Decorate the cakes with the mars bar.




  1. September 24, 2016 / 10:12 am

    Looks mouth-watering!

  2. September 24, 2016 / 12:18 pm

    OMG these look delicious!

  3. September 28, 2016 / 5:56 pm

    These look incredible!! I need to try these!!

    Would love it if you could check out my blog xx

  4. October 3, 2016 / 1:07 am

    Damn you are talented. Sadly I don’t think I can eat these as I think they contain gluten 🙁 unless you can find a gluten free recipe. (Although I think Mars has gluten in it 😭)

    • October 3, 2016 / 6:59 am

      Thank you! Aww that’s a shame, I’ll try to make up gluten free recipes soon!

  5. October 11, 2016 / 6:00 pm

    Hello. I’m having a weekly feature off on my blog. Would you like to collaborate ?

  6. October 25, 2016 / 5:39 pm

    These look delicious, will definitely be trying them out!

  7. October 31, 2016 / 9:59 am

    Love to bake it soon. Nice recipe. Do check out my blog 🙂

  8. November 5, 2016 / 3:38 pm

    Well, I’m not saying that I’m drooling- but yes I am.
    Thank you for sharing- will definitly try these- and maybe even put them up on my blog (in that case I’ll tag you if thats ok? 🙂 Once again thank you- they look sooooooo good

    • November 5, 2016 / 3:43 pm

      Aww thanks! That’s no problem as long as you tag me! Hope you enjoy them if you make some! X

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