Cherry Chocolate Cupcakes

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Cherry Chocolate Cupcakes
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Difficulty:
easy
Difficulty
Preparation:
55 min.
Preparation

Ingredients

for
12
For the cupcakes
¾ cup butter
¾ cup superfine caster sugar
1 ½ cups self-rising flour (sifted)
¼ cup cocoa powder
1 pinch Baking powder
2 eggs
3 tablespoons kirsch
For the cream topping
1.333 cups cream (48% fat)
2 tablespoons powdered sugar
½ teaspoon vanilla extract
To decorate
12 ripe Cherries
How healthy are the main ingredients?
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Preparation steps

1.
For the cupcakes: heat the oven to 190°C (170° fan) 375°F Gas 5. Place 12 paper cases in a 12 hole bun tin.
2.
Whisk together the butter, sugar, flour, cocoa, baking powder and eggs until smooth and blended.
3.
Spoon into the paper cases and bake for 15-20 minutes until well risen and firm to the touch. Place on a wire rack and leave to cool completely.
4.
Pierce the cakes a few times with a skewer and carefully pour about a teaspoon of kirsch over each cake.
5.
For the cream topping: whisk the cream until soft peaks form. Add the icing sugar and vanilla and whisk until thick.
6.
Spoon into a piping bag and pipe a swirl on top of each cake. Place a cherry on top.