Dark chocolate cupcakes

Recipe from: 06 August 2014
recipes, Nestlé® Professional, crowd-pleasers

Ingredients 14
Servings
Time 00:15
  • 1
    cup
    flour
  • 1
    cup
    caster sugar
  • 1
    cup
    cocoa powder
  • 3/4
    tsp
    baking powder
  • 1/2
    tsp
    salt
  • 1
    cup
    buttermilk, sour milk or other cultured dairy
  • 1
    egg
  • 1/3
    cup
    vegetable oil
  • 1
    tsp
    vanilla extract
  • 1/2
    tsp
    Nestlé® Bar-One Sauce for the middle of each cupcake
  • FOR THE ICING:
  • 100
    g
    dark chocolate
  • 100
    g
    Nestlé® Bar-One Sauce
  • 1
    cup
    cream
 

Method

00:20
 
Preheat oven to 180°C and place the flour, sugar, cocoa and baking powder in a bowl and stir to combine.

Place buttermilk, egg, oil, and vanilla in a separate jug then mix into the dry ingredients. Beat well  to combine.

Line a muffin pan with paper muffin cases and divide mixture between them.

Push chocolate sauce into the centre of each cupcake and ensure it is completely covered with batter. (Recipe for Bar-One chocolate sauce)

Bake for 20 minutes. Set aside to cool.

Meanwhile, place dark chocolate, chocolate sauce and cream in a bowl over simmering  water until chocolate melts. Set aside to cool slightly. Use an electric beater to beat until  smooth. 

Spread over cupcakes and top with gold leaf.

Recipe reprinted with permission of Nestlé®.
 

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