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chocolate cupcakes

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Serves 1 - 12 Cakes

chocolate cupcakes from Ottolenghi

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  • 2 free-range eggs
  • 115ml soured cream
  • 80ml sunflower oil
  • 20ml black treacle
  • 20g unsalted butter, melted
  • 60g caster sugar
  • 60g light muscovado sugar
  • 120g plain flour
  • 35g cocoa powder
  • 1tsp baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp bicarbonate of soda
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 40g ground almonds
  • 200g dark chocolate, cut into small pieces
  • For the icing:
  • 165g dark chocolate, cut into small pieces
  • 135ml whipping cream
  • 35g unsalted butter, diced
  • 1tbsp Amaretto liqueur


    1. Mix first 7 ingredients, sift in flour, cocoa, baking powder, bicarb, add almonds, fold in chocolate pieces
    2. spoon into cupcake cases in cupcake tin and bake 20-25 mins at 170c
    3. heat cream til nearly boiling then pour over chocolate in a bowl and stir til smooth. Add rest.
    4. When cupcakes are done and cool, then ice.

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31st Jan, 2014
maybe if you show a picture, some people may notice it!!