Double Chocolate Cupcakes – Willey’s Weekly Bake 222

This was a bake for Jake’s sister Ellie’s 18th Birthday, she’s requested them and I don’t think I have ever featured them on here so here is my recipe.

Ingredients for cakes

  • 200g of Butter/Marg
  • 130g Caster sugar
  • 70g Soft Brown Sugar
  • 3 Eggs
  • 75g Milk Chocolate
  • 50g Cocoa Powder
  • 150g Self Raising flower
  • 1tsp of Coffee

Ingredients for Butter Icing

  • 150g Butter
  • 340g Icing Sugar
  • Drop of Milk
  • 100g of Milk Chocolate

Method:

  1. Preheat the oven to 180 degrees celsius.
  2. Cream together the butter and both sugar until light and fluffy.
  3. Add in the eggs one at a time, adding of the cocoa powder and the flour before the third.
  4. Beat the eggs until fluffy, and add the remains flour.
  5. Mix the coffee with 1tsp of water and stir well then add to the cake mix.
  6. Melt the chocolate and add to the mix.
  7. Once all mixed spoon into the cases (it should make about 16).
  8. Bake in the oven for 25 minutes until soft, remove from the tin and allow to cool fully.
  9. Make the icing by beating the butter until smooth, once smooth add the icing sugar in small patches until fully incorporated.
  10. Melt the dark chocolate and add to the butter mix, you may need to add a dash of milk to loosen the mixture.
  11. Pipe or spread on top of your cupcakes as desired.

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