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Hello Choc Chip Cupcakes

Hello Choc Chip Cupcakes

These are so easy to make,  heart shaped if you fancy it – just use a ball of silver foil between the cupcake case and the tin <3

These little beauties are quick to make and totally delicious! Everyone will love them from kids to very big kids!

And if you do have a go, please drop me a comment below the blog post, I do like a comment :-)

Say Hello Choc Chip Cupcakes

Thanks Cx

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Ingredients

Makes 14-16 cupcakes.

Cupcake cases – place in a muffin tin

  • 200g Butter, softened (I use Lurpak Baking Butter)
  • 200g Caster Sugar
  • 4 Free-Range Eggs, beaten
  • 1/2 Vanilla pod or 1/2 teasp Van Essence
  • 200g Self-Raising Flour
  • 200g Real Chocchips (milk or plain whatever you fancy or chop a Good bar of chocolate into chunks)
  • Butter Icing –
  • 150g Butter, softened
  • 300g Icing sugar
  • 1 Tablespoon milk
  • Chocchips for decorating and mini chocchip cookies, cut in half

Preparation Method

Pre-heat oven 190C(170 fan)/375F/Gas 5

  1. Cream butter and caster together until light and fluffy (if you have a mixer use it :-)
  2. Add the beaten egg slowly, careful it doesn’t curdle if it does add a couple of spoons of flour, whisk well – add the vanilla and whisk
  3. Finally fold in the flour with a wooden spoon, followed by the chocolate chunks – mix well
  4. Half fill the cases with the cake batter and bake for 15-20 mins until golden & firm to touch keep your eye on them. Remove from the oven and leave to cool
  5. Make the Butter Icing by creaming the butter and icing sugar until smooth, add a drop of milk until you have the desired consistency (again use an electric mixer if you have one
  6. Pipe on top of the cooled cupcakes and decorate however you like …… Enjoy! I used chocchips and 1/2 a mini Cookie & a dusting of Icing Sugar

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