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Malteser Teaser Cupcakes

Malteser Teaser Cupcakes

Chocolate sponge, Malteser spread buttercream, topped with a Malteser Teaser
Course Dessert
Cuisine British
Keyword Cupcake
Prep Time 30 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 50 minutes
Servings 12
Calories 566kcal
Author thebakingexplorer


For the sponge

  • 175 g Butter or baking spread
  • 175 g Caster sugar
  • 3 Eggs large
  • 125 g Self raising flour
  • 50 g Cocoa powder
  • ¼ tsp Baking powder
  • 1 tbsp Milk

For the buttercream/topping

  • 200 g Butter or baking spread
  • 400 g Icing sugar
  • 200 g Malteser Teaser chocolate spread
  • 1 tbsp Milk
  • 12 Malteser Teaser chocolates


  • Pre-heat your oven to 160C Fan/350F/Gas Mark 4 and line a cupcake tin with paper cases
  • To make the cupcakes, mix together the butter and caster sugar until smooth, ideally using an electric mixer
  • Add the eggs and milk, and mix well
  • Add the self raising flour, cocoa powder and baking powder and whisk in gently
  • Divide the mixture between the cupcakes cases, and bake them for 20 minutes or until a skewer inserted in the centre comes out clean. Put them on a rack to cool completely
  • To make the buttercream, mix together the butter and icing sugar with a spoon or electric hand whisk, when it starts to come together, add the milk and Malteser Teaser spread and mix until smooth. You can add more milk if the buttercream is too stiff
  • Pipe the buttercream onto each cupcake using a piping bag fitted with an open star nozzle. Or spread on with a spoon
  • Top each cupcake with a Malteser Teaser chocolate!
  • Store in an airtight container in a cool place, eat leftovers within 3 days


Calories: 566kcal | Carbohydrates: 58g | Protein: 4g | Fat: 27g | Saturated Fat: 17g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 7g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 108mg | Sodium: 251mg | Potassium: 101mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 47g | Vitamin A: 845IU | Calcium: 29mg | Iron: 1mg