Monday, 30 March 2015

Malted chocolate cupcakes

Lovely, chocolaty with a hint of malt cupcakes. Truly recommend them.The recipe comes from "Cake days. Recipes to make everyday special. The hummingbird bakery".

Ingredients for 12 - 16 cupcakes:
  • 150ml oil
  • 75 ml milk
  • 75 ml buttermilk
  • 1 egg
  • 1 and 1/2 tsp vanilla essence
  • 240g flour
  • 2 tsp baking powder
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 330g caster sugar
  • 150 ml boiling water

Preheat the oven to 190C. Line muffin tin with paper cases. 

Pour the oil, milk, buttermilk, egg and vanilla into an electric mixer bowl and mix until just combine.

In separate bowl mix the flour, baking powder, salt and sugar. Sift about 1/3 of this mixture into a wet ingredients and whisk them. Then add 1/3 of boiling water and mix again. repeat until use all ingredients.

Spoon the batter into paper cases. Bake in preheated oven for 20 -25 minutes. When ready set aside to cool down. Prepare the frosting.

  • 200g dark chocolate
  • 240 ml double cream
  • 115g malted - milk powder
  • 50g soft cheese like Philadelphia
  • 35g caste sugar
  • Malteasers to decorate
 Melt the chocolate ether over the boiling water pot or in microwave. Set aside.

Pour the double cream into an electric mixer bowl add the malted - milk powder and whisk until stiffens. In separate bowl whisk the cream cheese and sugar until well combined. Add melted chocolate and mix. Then add whipped cream into chocolate mixture. Frosting is very rich and creamy. Spread the frosting over each cupcake and decorate with Malteasers.

Enjoy !

No comments:

Post a Comment