Chocolate nest cupcakes - recipe

Chocolate nest cupcakes

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  1. 1

    Preheat the oven to 180°C (160°C fan, gas mark 4). Line a cup cake tin with 12 paper cupcake cases.

  2. 2

    Place the butter and sugar in a mixing bowl and beat with a wooden spoon or electric mixer until light and fluffy. Gradually beat in the eggs, a little at a time until smooth, adding a little flour if the mixture curdles.

    For this step you'll need:

    • 150g Butter (unsalted)
    • 150g Unrefined golden caster sugar
    • 3 Egg(s) (free range) medium
  3. 3

    Stir in the flour, cocoa and baking powder, until evenly mixed.

    For this step you'll need:

    • 25g Cocoa powder
    • 125g Self-raising white flour
    • ½tsp Baking powder
  4. 4

    Place a heaped dessertspoon full of the mixture in each cupcake case and bake for 20-25 minutes until golden brown and just firm to the touch. Allow to cool on a wire rack.

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    To decorate, mix together the icing sugar, butter and cocoa powder. Spread over the cupcakes and sprinkle with rice crispy cereal. Top with the mini eggs. These cake will keep 3-4 days in a cake tin.

    For this step you'll need:

    • 100g Icing sugar
    • 25g Cocoa powder
    • 100g Butter (unsalted)

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