Prep time:

Cooking time: 25 minutes

Total time:

Serves: 12

3 Eggs

225g Caster Sugar

1tsp Vanilla Essence

50g Unsalted Butter, melted

100ml Sour Cream

2tbsp Cold Coffee

210g Plain Flour

2tsp Baking Powder

4tbsp Cocoa

Pinch of Salt

100g Dark Chocolate, melted

Lucinda Hamilton provides a recipe for Chocolate Cupcakes

  1. Preheat oven to 175°C.
  2. Beat the eggs, sugar and vanilla essence together until pale and fluffy.
  3. Add the melted butter, sour cream and coffee to the egg mixture.
  4. Mix together the flour, baking powder, cocoa and salt and carefully fold into the batter. Add the melted chocolate and mix until all incorporated.
  5. Spoon mixture into the cupcake cases in the muffin baking tray and bake for about 15-20 minutes until cooked through. Leave to cool before icing.

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  • pictures: David Merewether

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