Recipe for Double Chocolate Cupcakes – topped with homemade Chocolate Truffles

Ingredients

For the cupcake:
2 eggs
250ml sugar
250ml flour
30ml cocoa powder
5ml baking powder
Pinch salt
125ml milk
100ml oil
5ml vanilla essence
100ml STAFFORDS chocolate chips

Truffles:
200ml STAFFORDS dark chocolate disks
100ml cream
80ml cake crumbs
80ml coconut
Cocoa powder for rolling
200ml STAFFORDS dark chocolate
80ml cream

How to
Beat the eggs and sugar together until light and fluffy.

Add the flour, cocoa, baking powder and salt, then add the milk oil and vanilla essence. Mix together until justcombined. Fold in the chocolate chips

Pour the batter into a lined muffin tray. Bake in a preheated oven of 180 c for 12 to 15 minutes, or until they are cooked through. Allow to cool

Heat the cream in a small pot until hot but not boiling, remove from the heat, add the chocolate and allow it to melt into the cream, add the cake crumbs and enough coconut to form small balls, roll the balls and then coat in cocoa.

For the icing, heat the cream, until hot but not boiling, remove from the heat and add the chocolate, allow it to melt into the cream, let it cool to firm up and use it to ice the cupcakes. Top the cupcake with the truffles and chocolate chips.

Originally published 25 October 2018

 

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Recipe courtesy of Staffords Foods. Visit them on the web or Facebook to find out more.