Saturday, 15 February 2014

Chocolate Cupcake With Vanilla Frosting

  I can not believe it's been months since I last updated! Life has been full  of numerous blessings and they are keeping me busy lately but one should always have to find a time for these delicious chocolate cup cakes!
  I really loved the flavor and texture of the cupcakes and found they baked up beautifully!


For the cupcake

175 gr unsalted butter
175 gr caster sugar
175 gr self-raising flour
50 gr cocoa powder
3 large eggs
1 tsp baking powder
2 tbsp milk
2 tbsp runny honey

For the frosting

125 gr unsalted butter
350 gr icing sugar
2 tbsp runny honey
2 tbsp milk

Preparation -Cup cakes

  • Preheat the oven 180C and line a cup cake tray with 12 cupcake liners.In a large bowl sift together the self raising flour ,cocoa powder and baking powder.Set aside.
  • Mix butter, sugar and honey with electric mixer for about 5 minutes until light and creamy.Add the eggs one at a time,mixing well between each addition.Add the  flour to the mixture in one go ,combine the ingredients thoroughly before stirring  through the milk.
  • Using an ice cream scoop, fill the cupcake liners until they are two thirds  full.Bake for 20-25 min until they feel light and spring to the touch.
  • Leave to cool before icing.

Preparation Frosting
  • Place all the ingredients for the frosting in the bowl and mix until light and fluffy.If your frosting is too stiff add a touch more milk .To loose,add a touch of icing sugar .
  • Fill bag with the frosting and pipe large on top of cakes and top with candies .Enjoy!

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