Chocolate cupcakes 

chocolate cupcakes

As sure as the sun comes up what is the first thing I do when I finish ALL my exams? Yes! I BAKE!

Like most of my dinners this was a last minute ( I was told about it when revising this morning). Surely I have something in my kitchen to make something quick easy and yummy! And indeed…I made this recipe up just from what I had in my pantry and fridge and it tastes great.

INGREDIENTS: (makes 11)

50gr butter melted butter

1cup white sugar

1tbsp veg oil

2 eggs

2 1/4 cups flour

1 tsp baking powder

30gr cocoa powder

1 cup buttermilk

Chocolate ganache

For the topping

200gr double cream

Box of blueberries

Turn oven on 180•. Whisk butter, sugar and oil.whisk in the eggs and the dry ingredients. Add the buttermilk last. Fill cupcake liners and bake for 20 minutes.

chocolate cupcakes
Let them cool.  With a knife make a circle in the middle of the cupcake and take out the centre. Fill the centre with chocolate ganache.

chocolate ganache

Whip the cream and put in a piping bag with with a star nozzle. Pipe the cream on the cupcake. With a circular movement start piping from the side toward the middle.

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Now give it the finishing touch with some blueberries on top. And place in the fridge until ready to serve.

There you have it ! Enjoy

Ciao for now xox

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