These are the simplest yet yummiest cupcakes I ever made. A full proof recipe that cannot go wrong. Equally loved by young and grown ups.
3/4 cups plain flour
1/4 cups cocoa powder
1/2 cups caster sugar
1 tsp. baking powder
1/4 tsp baking soda
1/2 tsp. vanilla essence
80 gm. butter
1/2 cups milk
50 gm. Butter chopped'
120 gm. Cooking dark chocolate chopped
Preheat oven to 160C. Prepare 12 hole muffin tray.
Sift all dry ingredients flour, baking powder and cocoa into a mixing bowl. Add sugar.
Melt butter and cool down, add milk and eggs, mix well.
Make a small well in the middle of the flour mixture and then add wet ingredients.
Beat on low speed with electric mixer or by hand mixer for 2-3 minutes until well combined and mixture very smooth.
scoop tablespoons of the mixture into 12 hole muffin tray until holes are half full.
Place tray into oven for 15-18 minutes, check if done by inserting a skewer. if comes out clean then done. remove and turn out onto wire rack to cool.
In the mean time melt chocolate and butter on 1 minute in microwave and keep stirring until smooth. leave to cool on room temperature until spread consistency.
frost with ganache and enjoy.