Friday 24 August 2012

Chocolate Cupcakes

Myself and my children absolutely adore making cupcakes its great fun and easy to do.
Here is my home baked  chocolate cupcakes, they are light and spongy and taste divine. 
cupcake Mix
4oz self raising flour
40z  butter
40z caster sugar
2  eggs
1-2 tablespoons cocoa powder
2 tablespoons of milk if required 
3 1/2 oz tablespoons of butter
7 oz of icing sugar sifted
1/2 tea spoon cocoa powder
1 tablespoon of milk
Preheat oven to 350f gas mark 5
sift together flour,cocoa powder set aside
cream together butter and sugar until light
add eggs one at a time mixing slowly
then add flour/cocoa powder mix to butter mix until incorporated, followed by milk until fully incorporated.

divide mix into cupcake cases and cook for 16 to 18 minutes.
Add all ingredients beat together until light and fluffy
frost cake with a beautiful swirl.
Coming Soon -  I let the kids go it alone.............. (baking) without mum......Watch this space