Watermelon Cupcakes

One word: CUTE! These adorable little cupcakes are the perfect thing for a summer get together or to remind you of summer in the middle of the cold months.

15 min
20 min


Watermelon Cakes
  1. 20g unsalted butter, melted
  2. 1 cup (220g) caster sugar
  3. 2 large eggs
  4. ½ tsp salt
  5. 2 tsp Queen Natural Vanilla Extract
  6. 1 tsp Queen Red Food Colour Gel
  7. 2 cups + 2 tbsp (320g) self-raising flour
  8. 250mL milk
  9. 1/2 cup mini choc chips


  1. Step 1

    Preheat oven to 180C. Grease or line 2 x 12 cup muffin pans with paper cups.

  2. Step 2

    Beat butter and sugar until well combined.

  3. Step 3

    Add all remaining ingredients, and mix on low until combined. Increase speed to high and mix for 3 minutes. Stir through choc chips.

  4. Step 4

    Fill muffin cups 3/4 full, and bake for 20-25 minutes, until cake springs back when pressed lightly. Allow to cool completely before icing.

  5. Step 5

    Prepare Queen Buttercream Icing as per packet instructions. Add 1/4 teaspoon green colour gel and mix until combined. Pipe onto cupcakes using a star tip and finish with extra choc chips (optional).