Cherry Chocolate Individual Cakes

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Cherry Chocolate Individual Cakes
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Difficulty:
easy
Difficulty
Preparation:
45 min.
Preparation

Ingredients

for
12
For the cupcakes
¾ cup butter (softened)
¾ cup superfine caster sugar
1 ¼ cups self-rising flour (sifted)
¼ cup cocoa powder
1 pinch Baking powder
2 eggs
For the cream topping
1.333 cups cream (48% fat)
2 tablespoons powdered sugar
½ teaspoon vanilla extract
To decorate
12 whole Cherries
½ cup coarsely grated Chocolate (70% cocoa solids)
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Preparation steps

1.
For the cupcakes: preheat 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.
For the cream topping: whisk the cream until soft peaks form. Add the sugar and vanilla and whisk until thick.
5.
Place a spoonful of whipped cream on top of each cupcake. Decorate with fresh cherries and grated chocolate.