White Chocolate and Mango Cupcakes

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White Chocolate & Mango Cupcakes

Ingredients (to make 18)
 White Chocolate and Mango Cupcakes

For the cakes:

  • 300g plain flour
  • 10g baking powder
  • Pinch of salt
  • 180g unsalted butter, at room temperature
  • 160g sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 200g mango yogurt
  • 200g fresh mango, pureed
  • 100g white chocolate, roughly chopped

For the mango frosting

  • 450g icing sugar, sifted
  • 375g unsalted butter, at room temperature
  • 100g fresh mango, pureed

For the mango sauce

  • 300g fresh mango, roughly chopped
  • 60ml water
  • 110g sugar


To make the mango sauce

In a small saucepan, combine the mango, water and sugar together. Bring the mixture up to a boil whilst stirring. Reduce to a simmer and cook for 5 minutes whilst stirring. Pour the mixture into a food processor or blender and puree until smooth. Chill for at least 30 minutes.

To make the Mango Cupcakes

Preheat oven to 180ºC (160ºC fan-assisted). Line standard muffin tin with paper liners.

Into a bowl, sift together flour, baking powder, and salt and set aside.

White Chocolate & Mango Cupcake Recipe

In a mixing bowl, cream butter and sugar together until light and fluffy. Add eggs, one at a time, beating well after each, then beat in yogurt. With mixer on low speed, add flour mixture in batches, alternating with mango puree. Mix until well combined but be careful not to over mix. Fold white chocolate through batter.

White Chocolate & Mango Cupcake Recipe

Spoon batter into each paper cup. Bake for 20-25 minutes or until a skewer inserted into each cupcake comes out clean.

Allow to cool while preparing frosting.

To make mango frosting

In a large mixing bowl, whip the butter on high speed for several minutes until very light and fluffy. Add mango puree and beat until combined. Slowly add the icing sugar and beat on low speed until the frosting becomes thicker and stiff and the sugar has dissolved.

White Chocolate & Mango Cupcake Recipe

Fill piping bag with the frosting and pipe large swirls on top of cooled cupcakes, or just generously spoon frosting onto each cupcake. Drizzle mango sauce over each cupcake and enjoy.

White Chocolate & Mango Cupcake

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Comments On This Post

  1. Vanessa

    Would love to make these but i was wondering what the grams to cup conversions would be for this recipe?
    Thanks so much!

  2. These look fabulous – can’t wait to give them a try! Thanks for another quirky recipe. ;-D

  3. This looks delicious. I love mangoes but I never think about putting them with chocolate so I’ll have to try this recipe. Two of my favorite ingredients!

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