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Chocolate cupcakes ~ 巧克力杯子蛋糕


If you're a chocolate lover, I'm sure you'll find that these Chocolate cupcakes will satisfy your craving.  These cuppies are soft and moist and there's a hidden gem when you bite into them.  Chocolate and peanut butter ~ a perfect pairing!












   Although the Reese mini peanut buttercup candy is too tiny to be spotted but definitely it can be tasted!


Recipe for Chocolate Cupcakes  ~   巧克力杯子蛋糕
(adapted from  'here'  with modification)

Ingredients

  • 30 gm cocoa powder
  • 110 gm plain flour
  • 1/2 tsp bicarbonate of soda
  • 3/4 tsp baking powder
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 2 large eggs
  • 90 gm caster
  • 90 gm light brown sugar
  • 80 ml canola oil
  • 1/2 cup buttermilk (milk + 1 tsp white vinegar or lemon juice to make up half cup)
  • 2 tsp vanilla
  • Reese mini peanut buttercup candies (optional)
Method
  1. In a big mixing bowl, whisk cocoa powder, flour, bicarbonate of soda, baking powder and salt.
  2. In another mixing bowl, whisk eggs, sugar, oil and vanilla together till smooth.
  3. Pour 1/2 wet ingredients into dry ingedients, whisk, then pour in the buttermilk and the remaining wet ingedients, whisk till just combined.   Batter will be runny.    Do not overmix.
  4. Pour the batter into the paper lined muffin pan.  Halfway through, put in the Reese mini peanut buttercup candy. Then top up with more batter to cover.
  5. Bake in a preheated oven @ 180 deg.C  for 20 to 25 mins.  Test with a skewer till it comes out clean.
  6. Let cool in pan before removing them onto a wire rack to cool.
  7. Dust with icing sugar before serving.
  8. Yield :  12 cupcakes






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Comments

  1. Cheah, I love your chocolate cupcakes, sound so yummy and look pretty too.

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  2. What beautiful chocolate muffins! Love the peanut butter cup filling, Cheah.

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  3. Good Morning Cheah!
    These are such lovely cupcakes!!
    Love the motif added on the cupcakes!
    They are simply nice to see and delicious to eat..haha~
    mui

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  4. Cheah, seem like must try this out after hearing your comments!

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