Mars Fudge Mud Cakes


  • 120 grams Mars Bar
  • 150 grams butter , chopped coarsely
  • 150 grams dark eating chocolate , chopped coarsely
  • 1/2 cup (110grams) firmly packed brown sugar
  • 1 cup (250 ml) water
  • 3/4 cup (110grams) plain flour
  • 3/4 tsp Baking Powder
  • 2 eggs

Chocolate Fudge Frosting

  • 50 grams dark eating chocolate , chopped coarsely
  • 25 grams butter
  • 1 cup (160 grams) icing sugar (sieved)
  • 1 tbsp cocoa powder
  • 2 tbsp hot water , approx


  1. Preheat oven to 180 Degree C, place muffin cases in muffin pans .
  2. Chop 2 Mars bar finely and cut the remaining bar into thin slices to top the cake.
  3. Combine butter, dark chocolate, brown sugar and water in a saucepan , stir over low heat till smooth. Transfer to a large bowl and let it cool for 10 minutes. Whisk in the sifted flour and baking powder, add the eggs and chopped Mars bars. Mix well.(the batter will be thin)
  4. Divide the batter into the muffin cases and bake for 20 to 25 minutes. Let the cakes stand in the tray for 5 minutes. Transfer to a wire rack and let it cool completely before frosting.
  5. Method for fudge frosting : Stir chocolate and butter in a small heatproof bowl over small saucepan of simmering water until smooth. After the chocolate had melted remove from heat.Stir in the sifted icing sugar and cocoa powder. Stir in enough hot water until frosting is spreadable.
  6. Cover the cupcakes with prepared frosting and top each cupcake with a slice of Mars bar.