Watermelon Cupcakes

These delicious Watermelon themed cupcakes are perfect for the Summer picnic or barbeque!

Watermelon Cupcakes

Skill Level

Easy. Adult supervision needed

Time to Make

45 minutes

Adult Supervision Needed


How to Make


  1. Preheat the oven to 180°C. Start by beating the butter and sugar together with an electric whisk or wooden spoon.
  2. Add all remaining cake ingredients into the bowl and mix with an electric whisk until smooth. Add the red food colouring and stir in the dark chocolate chips.
  3. Spoon the mixture into the cupcake cases on a cupcake tray. Bake in oven for 15 minutes.

For buttercream:

  1. Put all the buttercream ingredients into a bowl and beat with an electric hand whisk or a wooden spoon until the mixture is pale.
  2. Next add in the green food colouring and then place into a piping bag and pipe onto the cupcakes.
  3. Decorate them by placing a few chocolate chips on top of the buttercream.
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Top Tip

You could always use other alternate food dye colours and create other fruit themed cupcakes.

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