Tuesday, 20 October 2015

the perfect chocolate cupcake

Ingredients:

  • 1/2 cup plus 1 tbsp coco powder 
  • 1/2 cup plus 1 tbsp hot water
  • 2 1/4 cup flour
  • 3/4 tsp baking powder
  • 3/4 tsp baking soda
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 225 grams butter
  • 3 eggs
  • 1 2/3 cup sugar
  • 1 tsp vanilla essence
  • 1/2 cup yogurt + 1/2 tsp baking soda ( mix and keep it aside)
For the Butter Cream
  • 1/2 cup butter
  • 1/2 tsp vanilla essence
  • 2-4 tbsp water
  • 1/4 cup cocoa powder
  • 1 3/4 cup icing sugar
Method:
  1. Mix cocoa and hot water until smooth.
  2. Melt butter and sugar in a medium flame.
  3. Until the butter is melted and mixture is smooth.
  4. Beat the mixture in a large bowl until the mixture is cool.
  5. Add the egg one by one beating after each addition.
  6. Add the vanilla and the cocoa mixture is blend well.
  7. Sieve the flour, baking soda and baking powder.
  8. Add the flour mixture alternating with yogurt mix.
  9. Mix until smooth.
  10. Preheat the oven for 10 minutes @ 175C.
  11. Scoop the batter into the prepared pan and fill 2/3.
  12. Bake until the tooth pick comes out clean for 15 minutes.
Butter Cream:
  • Cream the butter until smooth.
  • Add vanilla and water and mix it.
  • Add cocoa and icing sugar .
  • Whip until mixture is smooth and creamy.
  • Frost the cupcakes once it is cool.
Regards
S

Recipe source : the baker upstairs . 








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