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Raspberry & White Chocolate Cupcakes

Raspberry & White Chocolate Cupcakes

Cupcake sponge filled with fresh raspberries and white choc chips, topped with a white chocolate buttercream
Course Dessert
Cuisine British
Keyword Cupcake
Prep Time 35 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Decoration time 5 minutes
Total Time 1 hour 5 minutes
Servings 12
Calories 711kcal
Author thebakingexplorer


For the sponge

  • 175 g Butter or baking spread I use Stork
  • 175 g Caster sugar
  • 3 Eggs large
  • 1 tsp Vanilla extract
  • 175 g Self raising flour
  • 150 g Fresh raspberries
  • 50 g White chocolate chips

For the buttercream

  • 200 g Butter or baking spread
  • 400 g Icing sugar
  • 100 g White chocolate melted
  • 1 tbsp Milk

For decoration

  • 12 Fresh raspberries
  • 12 squares White chocolate or white chocolate buttons
  • 8 g Freeze dried raspberries optional


  • Pre-heat your oven to 160C Fan/180C/350F/Gas Mark 4, and line a cupcake tin with cupcake cases
  • To make the sponge, mix together the butter and sugar, ideally using an electric mixer, until smooth
  • Add the eggs and vanilla extract and whisk well
  • Then whisk in the self raising flour gently
  • Toss the raspberries in about 2 tsp flour, then fold them into the batter gently along with the white chocolate chips
  • Divide the mixture between the 12 cupcake cases
  • Bake them for 25 minutes or until they are golden brown and a skewer
    inserted in the centre of the cupcakes comes out clean. Leave to cool
  • Make the buttercream by mixing together the butter and icing sugar, then add the white chocolate and mix until smooth. You can do this by hand or with an electric whisk. You can add more milk if the buttercream is too stiff
  • Pipe the buttercream onto each cupcake using a piping bag fitted with a nozzle. Or spread on with a spoon
  • Decorate each cupcakes with a square of white chocolate, a fresh raspberry and a sprinkle of freeze dried raspberry pieces
  • Store in an airtight container in a cool place, eat leftovers within 3 days



Calories: 711kcal | Carbohydrates: 85g | Protein: 6g | Fat: 40g | Saturated Fat: 24g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 117mg | Sodium: 277mg | Potassium: 179mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 72g | Vitamin A: 858IU | Vitamin C: 4mg | Calcium: 103mg | Iron: 1mg