Tuesday, 16 April 2013

Chocolate cupcake

Makes 10
This cupcake would be the chocolate lover`s favorite.I simply love chocolates in every form ,be it cakes or ice creams .I'm the  kind of person who can spoon up half a bottle of nutella in no time:)I love baking ,both the process and the output. But the amount of sugar and butter and the calories involved keeps me from baking more often.How I wish this thing called calories just din't exist :-)  This cupcake recipe calls for little sugar and no butter.It's still very soft and moist and extremely chocolaty!



Ingredients:

Baking Chocolate - 170 g
Double Cream - 120 ml
Fine Sugar - 50 g - 1/4 cup
All purpose Flour - 50 g -1/2 cup
Baking powder - 1/4 tsp
Baking soda - 1/4 tsp
Eggs - 3 medium
Vanilla essence - 1/2 tsp
Chocolate Chips - 225 g

Method:
-For melting the cream and chocolate in a double-boiler: Fill  quarter of a vessel with water.Place another smaller vessel in it such that it`s bottom doesn't touch the water.Place the broken pieces of chocolate and the cream in the smaller vessel.Let the water heat up on medium heat for 8 to 10 minutes or until the chocolate is fully melted.Remove from the stove and stir well until the chocolate and cream are well combined.
-Sift together the baking powder and the flour.
-Beat the sugar,eggs and vanilla essence for 5 minutes on medium until it turns a little thick and lemon yellow in color.
-Add the melted chocolate cream mixture and beat for 20 seconds on medium.
-Add the flour,baking soda and chocolate chips beat on low for 10 seconds then on medium for another 10 seconds.
-Preheat the oven to 175°C.
-Fill 10 muffin cups with the batter until they are a little more than 3/4th full and bake at 175°C for 30 minutes.

Note:
-The chocolate chips can be replaced with grated chocolate.
-These cupcakes taste even greater the next day  and hold good for more than 3 days.









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30 comments:

  1. I can almost feel that cupcake texture,looks hot from the oven

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  2. Wow, the cupacakes have turned out perfectly Reni. Yeah, and why do calories have to exist at all! That has been my question for years and years ;)

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    1. Thanks Priya ! Seriously I think the quote 'Ignorance is bliss !'would be perfect when it comes to calories :)

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    2. loved u both guys comments.

      Wonderful and perfectly made cupcake.superb

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  3. Yummy and delicious looking cupcakes :-)

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  4. gorgeous cupcakes n lovely color...

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  5. Looks very tempting and lovely.
    The texture is just perfect!!

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  6. Looks soft & yummy.. Tempting a chocolate lover like me !! And I too wonder often dear, why is there this thing called calories exist esp for delicious things :)

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  7. Will have to check myself that I don't gobble these all up before the kids get home from school. Yummy muffins, thanks so much.

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  9. Just mouthwatering...looks delicious!

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