Best chocolate cupcakes

Best chocolate cupcakes


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About this recipe: A tried and true chocolate cupcake, made with melted cooking chocolate for incomparable results! No need for icing, but your favourite buttercream will work a treat.


Serves: 6 

  • 60g butter
  • 125g cooking chocolate, chopped
  • 2 tablespoons plain flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  • 3 eggs, separated
  • 125g caster sugar

Prep:10min  ›  Cook:30min  ›  Ready in:40min 

  1. Preheat oven to 180 C / Gas 4. Grease muffin tins or line with paper cases.
  2. Melt butter and chocolate in a saucepan over medium heat, stirring. Remove from heat and add flour, then baking powder. Add egg yolks and sugar and mix well, until mixture has the consistency of a smooth paste.
  3. Beat egg whites until stiff peaks form, then fold into mixture and mix well.
  4. Fill each case 2/3 full and bake in preheated oven for 30 minutes.

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I think that this recepie is really good for baking cupcakes and I also doubled all the ingrdients and made one of the best chocolate cakes I've ever eaten! - 27 Dec 2014

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