How to Make Rolo Cupcakes

by Lilian !


  • 90 Grams Butter
  • 1 Teaspoon Vanilla Extract
  • 110 Grams Caster Sugar
  • 2 Eggs
  • 150 Grams Self Raising Flour
  • 2 Tablespoons Milk
  • Food Colouring (Optional)
  • 12 Rolos
  • For the icing:
  • Icing Sugar (x2)
  • 1 ½ Tablespoons Butter (x2)
  • 1 Teaspoon Cocoa Powder
  • Water
  • Instructions

    Step 1

    First of all, line a tray with 12 cupcake cases.

    Step 2

    Beat the butter and sugar together until pale and creamy.

    Step 3

    Crack the two eggs into the bowl and beat again.

    Step 4

    So it looks like this.

    Step 5

    Add in two tablespoons of milk and stir in.

    Step 6

    Sieve in the flour and carefully stir, so you don't beat all the air out of the flour.

    Step 7

    So it looks like this.

    Step 8

    Add in a teaspoon or a teaspoon and a half of vanilla extract.

    Step 9

    And add in any food colourings if you want. I added red and blue food colouring, but didn't stir it in completely, so I was left with a slightly marbled effect.

    Step 10

    Put the mixture into the cases.

    Step 11

    Now for the rolos! Get a pack or two of rolos or another small edible item of your choice (glace cherries, chunks of a chocolate bar, smarties, skittles, anything you want!).

    Step 12

    Push the rolo deep into the case until you can only see a bit of it.

    Step 13

    Then smooth down the mixture over the rolo so you can't see any of it.

    Step 14

    Put in the oven at 180 degrees celsius (160 fan assisted ovens) and cook for 20-25 minutes. Then take them out and leave them to cool for 10 minutes.

    Step 15

    Mix some icing sugar, around one and a half tablespoons of butter and a teaspoon of water to make icing, then add a teaspoon of cocoa powder and stir.

    Step 16

    Ice each of the cupcakes with around half a teaspoon of icing.

    Step 17

    Now make another batch of icing, but without the cocoa powder. With a icing bag and a star nozzle, ice a few star shapes on to each cupcake, like in the video.

    Step 18

    The final cupcakes!

    Step 19

    Yum ;)

    Step 20

    The rolo at the bottom!

    Step 21