I do not want to revise.
So instead I'm going to share with you all a cupcake that a made a while ago and have been craving ever since.
You can use any basic chocolate cake recipe. This is what I used and it is by far the easiest and most delicious I have ever tried. The cakes always turn out are moist, chocolate and perfect. Just 3 simple steps. Add. Mix. Bake.
Makes 12 large cupcakes
Pre-heat oven to 180°C
150g Plain Flour
75g Unsweetened cocoa
1 teaspoon baking powder
1/4 teaspoon salt
80ml Vegetable oil
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1 large egg
1 roll Rolos - Frozen
|Mix cocoa, flour, sugar, baking soda and salt|
Turn your Kenwood, Magi-Mix, Kitchen Aid, wooden spoon or any other mixing device on medium.
Mix until all the ingredients are evenly incorporated.
|Mix it like a DJ|
Shove 'em in the oven for approximately 20 minutes depending on your oven. If you poke them with a toothpick, it should come out clean.
|The best chocolate cupcakes you will ever taste.|
Now you can just eat them plain, I don't blame you these are delicious. But if your feeling fancy whip up some frosting and pipe it on.
Garnish with fudge shavings and home-made fudge cubes.
|Woah there, Rolo surprise attack.|
Now, for some unknown reason most my Rolos melted into a gooey blob at the bottom of the cupcake. WHY?
If anybody can enlighten me on this peculiar chocolate behavior and suggest a remedy, it would be much appreciated.
I tried to make my own caramel but my bare kitchen cupboards had other plans. I heated the anything vaguely caramel related on a low heat for a while, this included butter, milk, vanilla and caster sugar.
I'm not entirely sure why I did this.
Anyone who knows anything about anything knows that you need cream and brown sugar. But hey, desperate times call for desperate caramel measures.
Anywho, it turned out to be a kind of grainy fudge thing.
I figured why not? And just shoved a fudgy chunk in the middle of each cupcake.
Another issue I had was making a frosting that wasn't too rich for the cake.
My friends informed me that I failed.
If anybody knows how to make a light frosting/icing that isn't too sweet please let me know in the comments!
Please leave a comment with any suggestions, comments, or just random thoughts. I love love love reading them!