Tuesday, January 26, 2010

CHOCOLATE CUPCAKE


This muffin is delicious but the frosting is the climax! So creamy and so chocolaty!








80g butter
100g sugar
1 tsp vanilla extract
2 eggs
30g semisweet chocolate, melted
190g flour
2 tbsp cocoa powder
2 tsp baking powder

Chocolate frosting
90g milk chocolate
80g semisweet chocolate
130ml cream
4 tbsp icing sugar
Sprinkles

Directions
Preheat the oven to 350˚F.
Cream together the butter, sugar and vanilla. Add the eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition. Add the melted chocolate and stir with a spatula. Fold in the flour, cocoa and baking powder.
Spread the batter into muffins cups, leaving about 1 fingers of distance from the border. Bake for about 20 minutes. Let cool on a rack and cover with the chocolate frosting and sprinkles.

Chocolate frosting
Melt the milk and semisweet chocolate and stir in the cream and sugar.

Yield: 12 muffins.



17 comments:

  1. Great picture! I'm always ready for a good cupcake :)

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  2. Really, is there anything better than a chocolate cupcake with extra frosting?
    Well, I have to have cold milk too!

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  3. Make that chocolate milk, Barbara? :) Mmm this looks amazing!

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  4. Nothing better to have some of these on my hands & my mouth right now! yumm..yumm..yumm...

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  5. Yum YUM YUMMY. Chocolate cake with chocolate frosting; I used to be crazy for this combo when I was a kid, couldn't get enough of it. And oh, yes, lots of chocolate frosting.

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  6. Beautiful cupcake. That frosting sounds delicious. I bet it is much creamier than the usual buttercream. I will have to try it!

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  7. Oh wowoww,these make me crave a cuppy cakkkey right now.....

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  8. OH MY....cupcakes are very popular at my house.

    Gorgeous cupcake!

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  9. Georgous cupcakes, Talita!!

    MMMMMM,...just pure indulgence!!

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  10. I always love catching up on your blog after I have been away awhile. Your recipes all look so delicious.

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  11. I love this !! so yummy n well presented !.
    Do drop by at http://anjuskitchentreasures.blogspot.com/

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  12. You have iced those cupcakes beautifully and they look very professional.

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