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Chocolate Fairy Cakes

Published Sunday, 28 March, 2010 By

225 votes


  • For the cake
  • 50g caster sugar
  • 50g butter or margarine
  • 75g self raising flour
  • 1 egg
  • 1 tablespoon cocoa powder
  • If its dry add a little milk :)
  • You can add choc chips, banana, cherries or whateva to this aswell :)
  • For the icing
  • 75g butter
  • 150g icing sugar
  • Some hot water
  • 1 tablespoon cocoa powder
  • If you want to put sweets or choclolate on top you can do that aswell :)


For the cake
1) mix together the butter and sugar until smooth and creamy. Add the egg,mix well.

2) mix in the flour and cocoa powder and any exras you want to put in (e.G choclate chunks, banana, cherries....)

3) put in the oven at 180'c for 15-20 mins

wait until the cakes have cooled,then

for the icing

1) beat together the sugar and butter and add a little hot water to get it to mix. Add the hot water in lil drops so u don't use too much.

2) add the cocoa powder and mix well

3) spread over the cakes and add a topping if wished ( such as chocolate, weets, sprinkles...)
enjoy :)



  • I dont lick this

    Friday, 4 April, 2014
    By Asghar mustafa
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  • I love this

    Friday, 4 April, 2014
    By Ali mustafa class 9 multan
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  • That sam batter

    Friday, 4 April, 2014
    By Mahwish mustafa class 9 multan
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  • I lick this

    Friday, 4 April, 2014
    By Mahwish
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  • Best recipe but only made me 8

    Friday, 31 January, 2014
    By Anna
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  • This recipe stinks

    Sunday, 24 November, 2013
    By Eliza m
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  • It only made six for me although i had a bit left over! Hope my mum dad and brother like them! Xxxxxx

    Thursday, 22 August, 2013
    By Yolo123
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  • How many can u make

    Thursday, 30 May, 2013
    By Prisha
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  • How many can u make from this mixture?

    Tuesday, 21 May, 2013
    By Destiny
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  • How many cakes does it make???

    Sunday, 4 November, 2012
    By Sophie
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  • These cupcakes are scrumptious they have got so much flavour and mine were expressly nice

    Saturday, 20 October, 2012
    By Amelia laing 10
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  • Just made these,came out of the oven 5 mins ago; gorgeous i've got to say this recipe is the best ive come across for chocolate cake! Try it:d

    Saturday, 11 August, 2012
    By Molly
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  • Sounds like an awesome recipe!!! I have wrote everything down and me and my mum are going to bake it! Finger crossed that this recipe is gonna be a fav! Xxx

    Sunday, 5 August, 2012
    By Lozz
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  • Good i like the recipe, sounds interesting

    Friday, 13 July, 2012
    By Xx vampire girl xx
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  • Wish i read the comments before...

    Tuesday, 3 July, 2012
    By Oww
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  • It was horrible!

    Sunday, 29 April, 2012
    By Ewwww
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  • Hey guys......I like eggs!!!!!

    Thursday, 19 January, 2012
    By Sponge bob
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  • Don't ever use this recipe, tastes like flour, not sweet and very dry

    Wednesday, 30 November, 2011
    By Jo
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  • This cake is lovely , i didnt follow the icing recipe but would defo make this can in the near future!!!!!!!

    Monday, 28 November, 2011
    By Steph
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  • Just writ down how to make dem but dunno if i should after lookin at sum comments....:

    Saturday, 12 November, 2011
    By Aroojh and lily and hamd
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  • Test

    Saturday, 23 July, 2011
    By James
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  • How many does it make

    Saturday, 23 July, 2011
    By Polfuf gjb
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  • I am a pupil who has taken catering and hospilaty for a gcse exam and at this moment we are doing a project on the school canteen and we had to pick a theme i had chosen weddings because no one else was doing it so i decied to do that one. I am looking for cakes to make but i am striggling but when i found this website and i had writen the ingredents down i had then thought omg i have made these and enjoyed them because i had made them to the right standered so i am please that you have giving me the idea to do the same cakes as i have done....But i am looking for other cakes before i make my mind up but so far this is the best idea thanks.!:)

    Friday, 17 June, 2011
    By Beth
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  • In the oven, fingers crossed that they turn out good!

    Thursday, 19 May, 2011
    By Alicia and niamh
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  • In the oven, fingers crossed that they taste good!

    Thursday, 19 May, 2011
    By Alicia and niamh
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  • Sounds okay. Just put them in the oven, so fingers crossed they will be okay (y)

    Friday, 4 February, 2011
    By Kacy
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  • Sounds gd tastes disgusting!!!!

    Sunday, 28 November, 2010
    By Onedirection no1 fan xxx
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  • Sounds wwwuuubbbiisshhh!!!!!!!!!
    I make better and im 11 so (??) .....
    I will make em see how dey turnz out

    will comment when done


    Sunday, 12 September, 2010
    By Caitlin
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  • Icing sounds lush!

    Thursday, 3 June, 2010
    By Gwenan
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  • Is it really good and simple

    Monday, 26 April, 2010
    By Cant tell
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