KitKat® Santa Festive Friends Cupcakes


These KitKat® Santa Festive Friends marble cup cakes are sure to get you into the spirit!

40 mins
KitKat® Santa Festive Friends Cupcakes


  • 225g unsalted butter, softened
  • 225g caster sugar
  • 220g gluten free self raising flour
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 1/4 tsp xanthan gum
  • 4 large eggs
  • 1/2 tsp vanilla extract
  • 3 tbsp cocoa powder, sieved
  • 2 tbsp milk
  • 125g unsalted butter, softened
  • 12 KitKat® Festive Friends

What You Will need

Mixing bowl
Muffin cups


  1. Preheat your oven to 180°C fan / 200°C & prepare a cupcake tin with 16 cases.
  2. Add 225g unsalted butter & 225g caster sugar to a large bowl and cream together until light and fluffy.
  3. Add in four eggs one at a time, mixing in between each. Add the ½ tsp vanilla extract with your final egg and mix in.
  4. Add your 220g gluten free self raising flour, 1 tsp baking powder and ¼ tsp xanthan gum and mix in.
  5. Separate the mixture evenly into two bowls. To one bowl add cocoa powder mixed with milk (it should be a paste), mix this in until combined.
  6. Get your 16 cupcake cases and fill them with both the vanilla and chocolate mixtures.
  7. Swirl them around with a skewer so they marble even more! Bake for 22 minutes. Then allow to cool.
  8. For the buttercream beat 125g butter then add 250g icing sugar & mix.
  9. Top with the buttercream & and a KitKat® Festive Friends!

Products used in this Recipe

KitKat® Santa Large Pouch 220g
KitKat® Santa Large Pouch
Have a break this Christmas with KitKat® Santa and his Festive Friends! A large pouch bag filled with individually wrapped festive figures, each a delicious mix of crispy wafer and indulgent milk chocolate filling coated in creamy milk chocolate.

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