Lovely moist cupcakes, easy to make and a good recipe for getting the kids involved in baking.

Makes 12 cakes

What you need: 

100g butter, soft

2 eggs

175g caster sugar

225g self-raising flour

1 tsp baking powder

3 tbsp milk

3 very ripe bananas, mashed

50g chocolate chips


Decoration: 30g chocolate, melted


1. Preheat the oven to 180C (160C fan) and line a 12 hole muffin tin with paper cases.

2. Put the butter, eggs, sugar, flour, baking powder, milk and bananas into a bowl and beat until the mixture is smooth. Add the chocolate chips and mix together to make sure they are evenly spread in the mixture.

3. Spoon the mixture into the cases (should be approx half full), and bake for 25 mins, or until golden brown and well risen. Remove the cakes from the tin and allow to cool.

4. Drizzle the melted chocolate over the cakes, allow to set then enjoy!