Dark Chocolate Cupcakes Recipe
By the wlr team
If you have a weakness for dark chocolate this recipe is the one for you! These low calorie, quick to make cupcakes are perfect for a little treat every once in a while!
- Recipe makes: 12 servings
- Prep time:
- Cook time: 25 mins
- Calories: 222
- 175g Chocolate, Dark, Plain, Rich, Sainsbury's
- 85g Butter, English, Unsalted, Country Life
- 115g Sugar, Caster, Average
- 100g Eggs, Free Range, Medium, Average, Weight with Shell
- 1.15 Servings/115g Flour, Self Raising, Sainsbury's
- 1 Tbsp/13g Vanilla Extract, Average
- 2 Servings/30g Honey, Clear, Runny, Sainsbury's
- 100ml Coffee, Black, Average
MethodPreheat the oven to 180C or Gas 4
1. Melt 75g of the dark chocolate in a bowl over boiling water and leave to cool
2. In a bowl, beat together the butter and sugar until pale and creamy. Add eggs on at a time and beat.
3. Stir in the melted chocolate and vanilla essence
4. Spoon the mixure into cup cake cases and bake in the preheated oven for 18-20 mins
5. You'll know they are done by inserted a skewer in to the centre and it comes out clean
6. Transfer to a wire rack and leave to cool
For the topping:
1. Melt the rest of the dark chocolate in a bowl over boiling water and leave to cool
2. Mix a good two teaspoons of coffee with 100ml boiling water
3. Mix the coffee and honey into the chocolate
4. Spoon over the cakes and leave to set
A naughty little treat we all need once in a while!
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