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Mini Brownie Butter Cake Recipe

Brownie Butter Cake Recipe, in cupcake size. Sinful chocolate brownie topped with rich buttery cake on top, with chocolate sauce and sprinkles! Sugary heaven.

Course Dessert
Cuisine Baking
Keyword Mini Brownie Butter Cake
Prep Time 30 minutes
Cook Time 35 minutes
Total Time 1 hour 5 minutes
Servings 12 cupcakes
Calories 284 kcal



  • 140 grams Dark Chocolate (broken into pieces) (5 oz.)
  • 50 grams Butter (¼ cup)
  • 50 grams Brown sugar (¼ cup)
  • 1 Egg
  • 35 grams All-purpose flour (¼ cup)

Butter cake:

  • 120 grams Butter (½ cup)
  • 100 grams Sugar (I reduced by 1 Tbsp) (½ cup)
  • 2 Eggs
  • 120 grams All-purpose flour (1 cup)
  • 2 grams Baking powder (¼ tsp)
  • 50 ml Fresh milk (3 ½ Tbsp)


  1. Lightly grease a muffin pan. Set aside.

  2. Preheat oven to 180C/350F.

  3. To make brownie, melt chocolate and butter over low heat. Remove and leave to cool slightly. Stir in brown sugar until blended.

  4. Add in egg, mix well. Fold in flour, mix until well combined. Spoon a heap tablespoon of batter into each cavity of your muffin pan. Bake in preheated oven for 5 minutes. Remove and let cool while making butter cake.

  5. To make butter cake, beat butter with sugar until creamy. Add in eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition.

  6. Fold in sifted flour and baking powder, alternately add in fresh milk, mix to form batter.

  7. Spoon the batter over brownies, about 2/3 full. Bake in oven at 180C/350F for 15 minutes or until cooked.

  8. Let cool completely, serve it plain or garnish with fresh fruit, or drizzle with chocolate sauce as desired.

Recipe Notes

1. I am using allrecipes.com conversion chart for this recipe.
2. This is the same recipe as Brownie Butter Cake . Since the size of the cake has changed to cupcake, thus the temperature and baking time has changed accordingly.
3. If mini cheesecake pan is used, this recipe yield about 18 cakes.

Nutrition Facts
Mini Brownie Butter Cake Recipe
Amount Per Serving (12 cupcakes)
Calories 284 Calories from Fat 153
% Daily Value*
Fat 17g26%
Saturated Fat 10g63%
Cholesterol 72mg24%
Sodium 122mg5%
Potassium 140mg4%
Carbohydrates 27g9%
Fiber 1g4%
Sugar 15g17%
Protein 3g6%
Vitamin A 425IU9%
Calcium 35mg4%
Iron 2.2mg12%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.