NOMO Chocolate Cupcakes

NOMO Chocolate Cupcakes

Whip up these sweet, cute-as-a-button NOMO cupcakes! Vegan & free from they are perfect for parties and afternoon teas. You'll just need a pinch of inspiration and pack of NOMO buttons :-) 

Why not cook along at home? We'd love to see what you create so be sure to tag us @nomochocolate


Makes approx. 24 cupcakes


  • 480g Plant Based Milk

  • 2 tablespoons white wine or Apple Cider vinegar
  • 408g plain gf flour
  • 100g cocoa powder
  • 300g cup sugar
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoons baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 150g Rapeseed oil
  • 1 tablespoons pure vanilla extract


  • 250g butter
  • 450g icing sugar
  • 100g cocoa
  • 50g milk


  1. Preheat Oven to 180°C and place cupcake cakes into the cupcake tray
  2. Mix together the milk and the vinegar in a bowl and leave to the side for about 5 minutes to curdle
  3. Mix together the flour, sugar, cocoa powder, baking powder, bicarbonate of soda and salt in a large bowl
  4. Add in the oil, vanilla and milk mixture and whisk until combined and smooth
  5. Fill the cupcake cases with the mix
  6. Bake for 20-25 minutes until the sponge is springy to the touch, allow to cool completely
  7. Whist the cakes are cooling, make the buttercream.
  8. Mix together the butter and milk until softened
  9. Add in the icing sugar and cocoa powder bit by bit mixing in between to avoid the dry ingredients spilling.
  10. Continue to mix until smooth and fluffy.
  11. When the cakes are cooled use a piping bag or a spoon to add the icing to the top of the cakes, finish with a NOMO Creamy Choc button

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Credit: NOMO HQ - Charlotte Moody 2022

NOMO is proud to support those living free-from and vegan lives, and so there’s a recipe for everyone here! We all have different requirements, so please do double-check the ingredients to ensure that they are appropriate for you. For any queries please contact us at We can’t wait to see what you create!