Perfect chocolate cupcakes

Perfect chocolate cupcakes

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"This is the perfect cupcake recipe for gorgeous desserts that can be decorated to suit any occasion! Or you can leave off the icing if you prefer simple chocolate cupcakes."

Difficulty

Medium 👍
30
min.
Preparation
15
min.
Baking
60
min.
Resting

Ingredients

Servings2
18¾ g
butter
18¾ g
caster sugar
18¾ g
self raising flour
tsp
baking powder
eggs
tbsp
unsweetened cocoa powder
9⅛ g
butter (for the icing)
14⅝ g
icing sugar (for the icing)
4⅝ g
unsweetened cocoa powder (for the icing)
tbsp
milk (for the icing)

Utensils

Electric whisk, 2 bowls, ice cream scoop, cupcake tray, oven, Cooking rack, whisk, wooden spoon, piping bag, Piping nozzle

  • Step 1/7

    • 18¾ g butter
    • 18¾ g caster sugar
    • 18¾ g self raising flour
    • tsp baking powder
    • eggs
    • tbsp unsweetened cocoa powder
    • Electric whisk
    • bowl

    Mix all the cake ingredients in a mixing bowl until well combined

  • Step 2/7

    • ice cream scoop
    • cupcake tray

    Use an ice cream scoop to spoon the mixture into large cupcake or muffin cases

  • Step 3/7

    • oven

    Bake the cupcakes for 15-20 minutes or until they are no longer liquidy

  • Step 4/7

    • Cooking rack

    Place the cupcakes on a cooling rack as soon as possible so they do not get greasy bottoms in the tray.

  • Step 5/7

    • 9⅛ g butter (for the icing)
    • whisk
    • bowl

    For the icing, beat the butter in a bowl until soft and creamy

  • Step 6/7

    • 14⅝ g icing sugar (for the icing)
    • 4⅝ g unsweetened cocoa powder (for the icing)
    • tbsp milk (for the icing)
    • wooden spoon

    Add and combine the icing sugar and cocoa powder and mix well. Add 1-2 tbsp of milk if necessary to allow the icing to be smooth but not runny.

  • Step 7/7

    • piping bag
    • Piping nozzle

    Scrape the icing into a piping bag with your choice of nozzle on the end, and pipe onto cool cupcakes and decorate as desired

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