Orange Chocolate Muffins with Chocolate Ricotta Cream

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Orange Chocolate Muffins with Chocolate Ricotta Cream
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Difficulty:
easy
Difficulty
Preparation:
50 min.
Preparation
ready in 1 hr 20 min.
Ready in
Calories:
369
calories
Calories

Nutritional values

1 cupcake contains
(Percentage of daily recommendation)
Calorie369 kcal(18 %)
Protein10.65 g(11 %)
Fat17.36 g(15 %)
Carbohydrates42.91 g(29 %)
Sugar added27.25 g(109 %)
Roughage0.83 g(3 %)
Vitamin A173.85 mg(21,731 %)
Vitamin D0.63 μg(3 %)
Vitamin E1.14 mg(10 %)
Vitamin B₁0.11 mg(11 %)
Vitamin B₂0.25 mg(23 %)
Niacin2.4 mg(20 %)
Vitamin B₆0.04 mg(3 %)
Folate42.43 μg(14 %)
Pantothenic acid0.26 mg(4 %)
Biotin2.26 μg(5 %)
Vitamin B₁₂0.5 μg(17 %)
Vitamin C0.68 mg(1 %)
Potassium104.62 mg(3 %)
Calcium193.99 mg(19 %)
Magnesium11.16 mg(4 %)
Iron2.31 mg(15 %)
Iodine13.12 μg(7 %)
Zinc0.87 mg(11 %)
Saturated fatty acids10.36 g
Cholesterol82.5 mg
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Ingredients

for
12
For the cupcakes
1.333 cups
¼ cup
¾ cup
superfine caster sugar
2
eggs (beaten)
cup
½ cup
1 tablespoon
finely grated Orange zest
For the chocolate cannoli cream
3 cups
Ricotta cheese (drained overnight)
1 ½ cups
1 teaspoon
0.333 cup
To decorate
chopped, plain Dark chocolate (70% cocoa solids)

Preparation steps

1.
For the cupcakes: heat the oven to 180°C (160° fan) 350°F gas 4. Place 12 paper cases in a muffin tin.
2.
Sift the flour and cocoa into a mixing bowl, then stir in the sugar.
3.
Add the eggs, milk, melted butter, and orange zest and beat well until well combined and smooth.
4.
Spoon into the paper cases and bake for about 20 minutes until a skewer comes out clean when inserted into the centre of a cake. Cool in the tin for 5 minutes, then place on a wire rack to cool completely.
5.
For the chocolate cannoli cream: whisk the ricotta until smooth. Sift in the icing sugar and cocoa powder and add the vanilla.
6.
Beat until fluffy and very smooth. Cover and chill for 30 minutes, then beat again.
7.
Spoon into a piping bag with a large star tip and pipe on top of the cakes. Sprinkle with chopped chocolate.