Glamorous chocolate cupcakes

Glamorous chocolate cupcakes

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  • Makes 24
  • Easy
  • 10 minutes
  • 12 to 15 minutes


  • For the cupcakes
  • 140 g butter, softened
  • 140 g caster sugar
  • 3 free-range eggs
  • 100 g self-raising flour
  • 25 g cornflour
  • 25 g cocoa powder
  • For the chocolate ganache
  • 200 g chocolate, melted
  • 30 ml cream
  • chocolate shavings or fresh berries, for garnishing

Cooking Instructions

To make the cupcakes: Preheat the oven to 170ºC.
Line a couple of 12-muffi n pans with baking cups. Combine all the ingredients and beat for 2 minutes or until smooth. Fill each cup halfway with batter.
Bake for 12 to 15 minutes or until golden. Cool on a wire rack.

To make the ganache and decorate: In a saucepan, gently heat the chocolate with the cream. Spoon the mixture over the cupcakes and sprinkle with chocolate shavings or decorate with fresh berries.

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    Jacintha Tyrrell
    September 23, 2020

    Just made these and they turned out wonderful! I added 1tsp vanilla essence, as well as 1tsp quality instant coffee dissolved in a tiny amount of water. This is an excellent recipe ?