That special and sought after time of the year for our precious Lil munchkins is here….14th Nov. aka Children’s day has finally arrived.
Since most children including mine love chocolate….. I figured this super way to surprise my son by baking these scrumptious “Chocolate Cup Cakes”. Extremely easy to make even for a novice in the kitchen and literally a 10-minute recipe, this sinful treat is deliciously gooey and simply melts in your mouth.
Really hope these cupcakes bring a twinkle in those innocent eyes back home like they unfailingly do with my son!!!
|Servings||Makes 12-14 cupcakes (Med. Size)|
|Prep time||5 minutes|
|Cook time||10 – 12 minutes|
Ingredients for the Chocolate Cupcakes
( 1 cup=200 ml, 1 tbsp=15 ml)
|200 gms||Dark chocolate (preferably Callebaut)|
|200 gms||Butter (Amul)|
|150 gms||Castor sugar|
|4 Nos||Whole eggs|
|65 gms||All-purpose flour (maida)|
Ingredients for the Ganache Icing
|125 gms||Dark chocolate, chopped into small pieces|
|90 gms||Fresh cream (Amul)|
|10 gm||Butter (Amul)|
|Sprinkles for decoration|
Instructions for the Chocolate Cupcakes
|1.||Melt the dark chocolate in a double boiler. Melt the butter along with it. Mix well and keep aside.|
|2.||Whilst it is warm add the castor sugar and mix well.|
|3.||When the mixture cools to room temperature add the eggs (1 at a time) and whisk well.|
|4.||Fold in the flour|
|5.||Pour into greased cupcake moulds and bake in a PRE HEATED OVEN AT 165°c (fan oven) for 10-12 minutes.
|Insert a skewer and check if it’s done.
Instructions for the Ganache
|1.||Soften the butter to room temperature.|
|2.||Place the dark chocolate in a bowl.|
|3.||In a saucepan, bring the cream to a boil and then pour the hot cream over the chopped chocolate.|
|4.||Whisk well to combine. Add the butter and whisk well to form a smooth ganache.|
|1.||On the cooled chocolate cupcake, frost with the ganache frosting. Decorate with sprinkles.|