These Little Fingers.

Mum to three little wonders, blogging about things I love to care and share.

Wednesday, 22 January 2014

Chocolate Rose Cupcakes

Chocolate Rose Cupcakes

Who doesn't like a chocolate cupcakes. Both young and old are sure to  enjoy a creamy chocolate cupcake.

These Rose Cup cakes are pretty and easy to do with little practice.
Practice piping roses on a white plate using 1M Wilton tip or regular rose tip.
Start piping the swirl from the center of the cake without lifting, in one go.


 For a quick delicious chocolate fix you can use a box chocolate cake mix.

Recipe for  the Cupcakes

Ingredients

1 box chocolate cake mix
1 cup butter milk instead of water 
1/2 cup vegetable oil as per box
 4 large eggs

1. Pre heat the oven to 175C.
Line the muffin tray with patty-pan cases.

2. Combine all the  ingredients in a large bowl. use the buttermilk instead of water(the recipe on the box calls for water). 

3. Beat with an electric mixer until moistened , about 30 seconds. Increase the speed to high and beat until thick, 2minutes longer.

4.Spoon the batter in to cases  two thirds full.

 Bake 15 to 20 minutes (for standard size cup cakes) . Insert a toothpick in the center, check for it comes out clean.

Remove  the cup cakes from the baking pan, place in a wire rack and allow it to cool completely.

My good old basic Chocolate Icinig
.








75g butter
2225g icing sugar
1tbsp of milk 
1 tbsp of coca powder  blended with 2 tbsp of hot water and let it cool

Place all ingredients in a mixing bowl  and beat together until well mixed.






 



Super easy Chocolate Frosting....

I am going to share a great link  for the best chocolate butter cream  frosting ever!

This an absolutely beautiful recipe by Alice Currah  from  Savory Sweet Life. 

 I stumbled onto Alice's blog via Pinterest.

It is easy and delicious  with no shortening. Super easy and pipes beautifully.

I will be returning to her website many times i guess.

follow the link and get  her recipe printed. It's worth it!

 http://savorysweetlife.com/2011/04/chocolate-buttercream-frosting/


Hope that you find my sharing useful.

Happy baking!

Thanks for visiting my blog!!