Chocolate Cupcakes with Fudge Frosting / Buttercream 🧁

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s0neskim

Community Member

“Make sure the butter is at room temperature or else the buttercream and cake will have different results! Goodluck😍”

Difficulty

Easy 👌
18
min.
Preparation
20
min.
Baking
0
min.
Resting

Ingredients

Pieces:-12+
125 g flour
1 tsp baking powder
¼ tsp baking soda
3 tbsp unsweetened cocoa powder
1 pinch salt
eggs
125 g unsalted butter
125 g caster sugar
1 tsp instant coffee powder
1½ tbsp buttermilk
1 tsp vanilla extract
180 g confectioner’s sugar
120 g unsalted butter
45 g unsweetened cocoa powder
30 g bittersweet chocolate

Utensils

  • 2 fine sieves
  • 2 bowls
  • 2 stand mixers with paddles
  • rubber spatula
  • muffin tin
  • oven
  • ice cream scoop
  • cooking spoon
  • heatproof bowl
  • wooden spoon
  • microwave
  • piping bag
  • decorating tip
  • Step 1/5

    • 125 g flour
    • 1 tsp baking powder
    • ¼ tsp baking soda
    • 3 tbsp unsweetened cocoa powder
    • 1 pinch salt
    • eggs
    • 125 g unsalted butter
    • 125 g caster sugar
    • 1 tsp instant coffee powder
    • fine sieve
    • bowl

    In a large mixing bowl, sift dry ingredients first and add the rest of ingredients

  • Step 2/5

    • 1½ tbsp buttermilk
    • 1 tsp vanilla extract
    • stand mixer with paddle
    • rubber spatula

    Start mixing in a low speed and gradually turn it into medium high speed for 1 minute. Add buttermilk and vanilla extract and continue mixing for another minute. Do not over mix.

  • Step 3/5

    • muffin tin
    • oven

    Preheat oven to 180C and lined 12 hole patty/cupcake tin with paper liners.

  • Step 4/5

    • ice cream scoop
    • cooking spoon

    Using an ice cream scoop or 2 spoons, fill in cupcake liners to 3/4 or 1/2 the way full. Tap on the counter to release air bubble and bake for 18-20 minutes or until cooked.

  • Step 5/5

    • 180 g confectioner’s sugar
    • 120 g unsalted butter
    • 45 g unsweetened cocoa powder
    • 30 g bittersweet chocolate
    • heatproof bowl
    • stand mixer with paddle
    • wooden spoon
    • fine sieve
    • microwave
    • bowl
    • piping bag
    • decorating tip

    Melt chocolate over bain marie or microwave. Let cool to room temperature. Meanwhile sift icing sugar and cocoa powder. Beat butter for 3-5 minutes and add icing sugar and cocoa powder. Add cooled chocolate and put it in piping bag with nozzle.

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