Chocolate cupcake

Chocolate cupcakes 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!

Chocolate cupcake on a plateChocolate cupcake on a plate

HOW TO PREPARE CHOCOLATE CUPCAKE:

For the cupcake: 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.
Beat the eggs and the sugar until a homogeneous mixture. Add the melted chocolate and mix for 3 to 4 minutes to incorporate. Add the flour and beat until obtain a creamy and homogeneous mixture. Pour small portions of the cream into the paper liners and bake about 20 minutes. Turn off the oven and let the muffins cool completely.
For the frosting: Beat the butter, the vanilla extract and the milk until obtain a creamy mixture. Add the powdered sugar and beat until a consistent cream. Place the cream in a pastry bag. Make a small hole in the middle of the muffin and garnish with the cream.

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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 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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