Chocolate Halloween Cupcakes

Chocolate Halloween Cupcakes

by selvam

chocolate halloween cupcakes

chocolate halloween cupcakes

Treat your small witches, monsters and ghosts this Halloween, with this uncomplicated yet tasty chocolate Halloween cupcakes recipe – read on:

Ingredients

– For the cupcakes
12 paper cases
280g/10oz butter, softened
280g/10oz golden caster sugar
200g/7oz self-raising flour
1 rounded tbsp cocoa powder
6 medium eggs

– For the topping
200g/7oz butter, softened
280g/10z icing sugar, sifted
12 sugar halloween decorations

Technique

For the cupcakes
1 – Preheat oven to 190 C/Gas 5/fan oven 170 C.
2 – Line a 12-cup muffin tin with brown muffin cases.
3 – Crack the eggs into a large bowl and beat lightly with a fork
4 – Place all the other ingredients into the bowl
5 – Beat with an electric mixer for 2 minutes, until light and creamy
6 – Spoon into the cases, almost filling them to the top.
7 – Bake for 20 – 25 minutes until risen and spongy.
8 – Cool on a rack.

For the topping
1 – Beat the butter and icing sugar until smooth
2 – Spread a layer of icing over each cake
3 – Then add your sugar Halloween decorations on top

Takes 45minutes, plus cooling down (unless the little ones are helping:) – Makes 12

Tips:

o These chocolate cupcakes are themed by applying sugar Halloween decorations. This implies that you are able to apply this simple chocolate cupcake recipe for whatever occasion you desire. Merely by adding the relevant sugar decoration will make the cupcakes appeal to any occasion.

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