100g Tony's chocolate, dark
150g butter (room temperature)
150g fine granulated sugar
3 free-range eggs (room temperature)
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
200g self-raising flour
pinch of salt
2 tablespoons cocoa
125 ml milk
Optional: buttercream & coloured fondant icing
Today we are making Halloween cupcakes for the mini monsters, using 2 basic snazzie recipes. We choose chocolate cupcakes with orange coloured vanilla buttercream. On top we put witches hats, just for fun :))
How to make the Halloween cupcakes
Melt the chocolate.
Melt the chocolate au bain marie.
Beat butter and sugar until creamy.
Break the eggs one by one.
Beat the eggs in one by one.
Stir flour, salt and cocoa together.
Sift 1/3 in the butter mixture.
Let the chocolate cool.
Fold in the flour mixture, in 3 parts.
Add the milk to the mixture.
Lightly fold in the milk.
Add the chocolate to the mixture.
Fold the chocolate in.
Put cases into the baking tin.
Preheat the oven to 175°C
Spoon the batter into the cases.
Bake the cakes max. 20 minutes.
Allow to cool on a wire rack.
Get the soft buttercream.
Stir drops of orange food colouring into your buttercream until the colour is to your liking
Pipe buttercream on the cupcakes.
Roll the fondant icing.
Cut out figures.
Stick the decorations on the witches hats.
Put the witches hats onto the cupcakes.