6 cupcakes / 50 minutes

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This low protein Christmas cupcake recipe is really easy to make but looks fantastic! These Christmas Lights Cupcakes are exchange free and ideal for those on a low protein diet.


For cupcakes:

  • 250g Fate Low Protein Chocolate Flavour Cake Mix
  • 65g Margarine, soft
  • 125ml Water

To decorate:

  • 400g Betty crocker vanilla buttercream style icing
  • 1 Black icing pen
  • 100g Skittles


  1. Preheat the oven to 200oC/fan 180oC/gas mark 6.
  2. Make the Fate Low Protein Chocolate Flavour Cake Mix as per packet instructions and divide equally between the 6 cupcake cases.
  3. Bake in the oven for 20 mins, remove and allow to cool.
  4. Using the piping bag, pipe the icing onto the cupcakes.
  5. Using the black icing pen, draw a black spiral around the icing to look like a Christmas light wire.
  6. Add Skittles along the wire to look like the bulbs.

Fate Low Protein Chocolate Flavour Cake Mix is a food for special medical purposes and must be used under medical supervision.