Minty Chocolate Cupcakes

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Minty Chocolate Cupcakes
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Health Score:
Health Score
4,3 / 10
Difficulty:
easy
Difficulty
Preparation:
1 hr
Preparation
Calories:
336
calories
Calories

Nutritional values

1 muffin contains
(Percentage of daily recommendation)
Calorie336 kcal(16 %)
Protein6.41 g(7 %)
Fat11.63 g(10 %)
Carbohydrates52.96 g(35 %)
Sugar added24.69 g(99 %)
Roughage0.34 g(1 %)
Vitamin A34.61 mg(4,326 %)
Vitamin D0.6 μg(3 %)
Vitamin E0.88 mg(7 %)
Vitamin B₁0.12 mg(12 %)
Vitamin B₂0.15 mg(14 %)
Niacin1.26 mg(11 %)
Vitamin B₆0.01 mg(1 %)
Folate33.09 μg(11 %)
Pantothenic acid0.14 mg(2 %)
Biotin0.53 μg(1 %)
Vitamin B₁₂0.3 μg(10 %)
Vitamin C0 mg(0 %)
Potassium42.95 mg(1 %)
Calcium93 mg(9 %)
Magnesium5.47 mg(2 %)
Iron1.39 mg(9 %)
Iodine14.68 μg(7 %)
Zinc0.18 mg(2 %)
Saturated fatty acids4.32 g
Cholesterol31.2 mg
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How healthy are the main ingredients?
eggmilk

Ingredients

for
12
For the cupcakes
1.333 cups
¼ cup
1 tablespoon
½ cup
superfine caster sugar
2
cup
1 cup
1 teaspoon
6
thin Chocolate mint (halved)
For the mint icing
1 ⅔ cups
2 tablespoons
To decorate

Preparation steps

1.
For the cupcakes: preheat the oven to 200°C (180° fan) 400°F gas 6. Place paper cases in a 12 hole muffin tin.
2.
Sift the flour, cocoa and baking powder into a mixing bowl. Stir in the sugar.
3.
Whisk together the eggs and oil in a separate bowl until frothy, then slowly whisk in the milk and vanilla.
4.
Stir into the dry ingredients until just blended.
5.
Spoon a little mixture into the paper cases to cover the base. Place 1/2 a chocolate mint on top and cover with more mixture. Add another chocolate mint half and top with more mixture.
6.
Bake for 20 minutes until risen and springy to the touch. Cool in the tin for 5 minutes then place on a wire rack to cool completely.
7.
For the mint icing: sift the icing sugar into a bowl and beat in the peppermint essence and enough water to make a thin icing. Spoon over the top of the cakes, allowing the icing to run down the sides.
8.
Decorate with mint leaves and leave to set.