Dark chocolate cupcakes
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Recipe type: baking
Serves: 12
  • 90g Dark chocolate
  • 2 teaspoons cocoa powder
  • ¾ cup water
  • 125g butter
  • 1 cup dark brown sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • ½ teaspoon vanilla extract
  • ⅓ cup sour cream
  • ½ cup plain all purpose flour
  • ½ cup self raising flour
  • ½ teaspoon bicaronate of soda
  1. Preheat oven to 160ÂșC.
  2. Line silicone cupcake moulds with paper cupcake cases.
  3. Combine broken chocolate, cocoa powder and water in a saucepan and heat of low heat until the chocolate has melted and is smooth.
  4. Transfer the mixture to a bowl and allow to cool for 15minutes.
  5. To this mixture add the butter, sugar, eggs, vanilla essence, sour cream and sifted dry ingredients and beat on low speed with an electric mixer until combined. Increase speed to medium and beat for 3 minutes or until the mixture is smooth and lighter in colour.
  6. Pour 80ml (1/3cup) into each cupcake case. This will make 12 cupcakes.
  7. Bake for 30 minutes
Recipe by Shades of Cinnamon at https://www.shadesofcinnamon.com/chocolate-cupcakes/