Easter Egg Cupcakes

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    20 mins

    These are mini cupcakes that are easy and quick to make. Children can have fun helping you decorate them too.


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    Ingredients
    Serves: 18 

    • Cakes
    • 140g self raising flour
    • 120g butter, softened
    • 85g caster sugar
    • 2 eggs
    • 2 tablespoons cocoa powder
    • Icing
    • 120g butter, softened
    • 120g icing sugar
    • 100g milk or dark chocolate, melted
    • For Decorating
    • Large bag of mini eggs

    Directions
    Prep:10min  ›  Cook:10min  ›  Ready in:20min 

    1. Cakes: Preheat the oven to 190 degrees C. Line 3 mini muffin tins with colourful patty cups.
    2. Weigh out the flour into a large bowl and add the butter, sugar, eggs and cocoa. Mix with an electric hand-beater until smooth.
    3. Spoon the mixture into the patty cups, filling them 3/4 full. Bake for 10 -12 minutes or until the sponge mixture feels firm when you touch it. Remove from the oven and cool.
    4. Icing: Mix the softened butter and sugar together with an electric beater then add the melted chocolate. Be careful not to over beat it.
    5. For Decorating: Spread the icing on top of each cupcake and decorate with 2 or 3 mini chocolate eggs.
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    Something else. I made a batch of these and found the sponge to be a bit dry and not chocolatey enough so I made another batch and added 150g of melted plain cooking chocolate and they taste amazing!!  -  14 May 2010  (Review from Allrecipes UK | Ireland)

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    I found the sponge a bit dry but its an easy recipe that even a beginner like me can cope with!!  -  14 May 2010  (Review from Allrecipes UK | Ireland)

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    2

    absolutely delicious! and so easy to prepare too. i used buttercream instead for the topping tho  -  09 Apr 2012  (Review from Allrecipes UK | Ireland)

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