Spiced Chocolate Muffins with Ginger Buttercream

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Spiced Chocolate Muffins with Ginger Buttercream
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Difficulty:
easy
Difficulty
Preparation:
1 hr
Preparation
Calories:
576
calories
Calories

Nutritional values

1 cake contains
(Percentage of daily recommendation)
Calorie576 kcal(27 %)
Protein4 g(4 %)
Fat21.61 g(19 %)
Carbohydrates94.5 g(63 %)
Sugar added65.17 g(261 %)
Roughage0.29 g(1 %)
Vitamin A202.78 mg(25,348 %)
Vitamin D0.38 μg(2 %)
Vitamin E1.48 mg(12 %)
Vitamin B₁0.19 mg(19 %)
Vitamin B₂0.19 mg(17 %)
Niacin2.01 mg(17 %)
Vitamin B₆0.02 mg(1 %)
Folate50.94 μg(17 %)
Pantothenic acid0.17 mg(3 %)
Biotin0.31 μg(1 %)
Vitamin B₁₂0.27 μg(9 %)
Vitamin C0.1 mg(0 %)
Potassium54.91 mg(1 %)
Calcium81.85 mg(8 %)
Magnesium7.16 mg(2 %)
Iron1.64 mg(11 %)
Iodine10.88 μg(5 %)
Zinc0.25 mg(3 %)
Saturated fatty acids13.02 g
Cholesterol83.81 mg

Ingredients

for
12
For the cupcakes
cup clear honey
½ cup dark brown sugar
0.333 cup butter
3 tablespoons milk
2 ¼ cups all-purpose flour
2 teaspoons Baking powder
2 teaspoons Mixed spice
2 tablespoons cocoa powder
2 eggs
For the buttercream
1 cup unsalted butter
4 ½ cups powdered sugar
1 Vanilla bean (seeds)
1 ¾ ounces crystallized ginger (finely chopped)
To decorate
2 ½ ounces crystallized ginger (chopped)
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Preparation steps

1.
For the cupcakes: heat the oven to 170°C (150° fan) 325°F gas 5. Place paper cases in a 12 hole muffin tin.
2.
Warm the honey, sugar, butter and milk until the sugar dissolves and allow to cool.
3.
Sift the flour, baking powder, spices and cocoa together and stir into the cooled honey mixture. Stir in the eggs until well mixed.
4.
Spoon into the paper cases and bake for 20-25 minutes until a skewer inserted into the centre comes out clean. Cool in the tin for 5 minutes, then place on a wire rack to cool completely.
5.
For the buttercream: beat the butter in a bowl until very soft. Sift in the icing sugar and stir in the vanilla seeds and ginger and beat well.
6.
Spoon into a piping bag and pipe on top of the cakes. Decorate with crystallised ginger pieces.