Chocolate cupcake

Chocolate cupcake on a plate

Going to have a birthday party and want to decorate your table with delicious sweets? Prepare these simple chocolate cupcakes, are very tasty and have excellent presentation!

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Category: Cakes, Chocolate, Recipes
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Servings:: 16 units
Prep Time: 30 m
Cook Time: 20 m
Total Time: 50 m
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Units: Metric (Units: US)

Ingredients

    For the cupcake:

  • 200 grams (7 ounces) dark chocolate
  • 2 tablespoons margarine
  • 5 eggs
  • 125 grams (1/2 cup) granulated sugar
  • 125 grams (1 cup) all-purpose flour
  • For the frosting:

  • 350 grams (2 1/2 cups) powdered sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 2 tablespoons milk
  • 125 grams (1/2 cup) softened butter

Directions

  1. For the cupcake:
    Preheat the oven to 180ºC (350ºF). Line cupcake tins with paper liners.
  2. In a bowl, place the chocolate broken into pieces together with the margarine and melt in the microwave. Remove from microwave and stir with a fork until a creamy mixture; set aside.
  3. In an electric mixer, beat on medium speed the eggs and the sugar until a homogeneous mixture. Add the melted chocolate and mix for 3 to 4 minutes to incorporate. Reduce the mixer speed to low, add the flour and beat until obtain a creamy and homogeneous mixture.
  4. Pour small portions of the cream into the paper linersSmall portions of chocolate cream in paper liners and bake until a toothpick inserted in the center of a muffin comes out clean, about 20 minutes (the time depends on the oven).
  5. Turn off the oven and let the muffins cool completely.
  6. For the frosting:
    In an electric mixer, beat on medium speed the butter, the vanilla extract and the milk until obtain a creamy mixture. Reduce the mixer speed to low, add the powdered sugar and beat until a consistent cream.
  7. Place the cream in a pastry bag. Make a small hole in the middle of the muffin and garnish with the cream.
Chocolate cupcake
Nutrition facts
Serves 16 units
Per Serving:
% DAILY VALUE
Calories 300
Total Fat 13 g(20%)
Saturated Fat 7.5 g(37%)
Cholesterol 71 mg(24%)
Sodium 92 mg(4%)
Total Carbohydrate 43 g(14%)
Protein 3.5 g
 

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