Vampire Cupcakes

Devil’s Cardamom-Chocolate Cake

Preparation info

  • Makes


    • Difficulty


Appears in

The Birthday Cake Book

The Birthday Cake Book

By Fiona Cairns

Published 2011

  • About

Cakes fit for any vampires party; he’s even laid his fangs into some of them!


For the Cakes

  • 12 cupcake cases
  • 10 cardamom pods (optional)
  • 50 g plain flour


To Bake

Preheat the oven to 170°C/fan 160°C/340°F/gas mark 3½. Place the cupcake cases into a cupcake tin.

Deseed the cardamom pods, if using: split with a knife, empty out the seeds and grind to a powder in a mortar and pest