Tuesday, January 15, 2013

Chocolate Butterfly CupCakes

Hi friends, hope you are all doing good. I was not quite regular in blogging for the past couple of months. So many things kept me away from blogging, but i'm back now. So i'm starting this New Year with a cupcake post. I love chocolate and so here is one of my favourite chocolate butterfly cupcake recipe. Its very easy to prepare and and i'm sure kids will love this and also, it is a perfect recipe to bake with kids.
Chocolate Butterfly Cupcakes

Reference : Good eating BAKING
Makes 6 Cupcakes
  • 65 gms of  unsalted Butter
  • 65 gms of Castor Sugar
  • 80 gms of  Self-rasing flour
  • 1 Egg
  • 1 tbsp Cocoa powder
  • 10 gms of Plain Chocolate, Melted
  • Icing Sugar for dusting
Lemon Buttercream Icing
  • 50 gms of unsalted Butter
  • 100 gms of Icing Sugar
  • grated rind of Lemon
  • 1/2 tbsp Lemon juice
Chocolate Butterfly Cupcakes

  1. Preheat the oven to 180 degree C. Line the muffin trays with cupcake liners and set aside.
  2. In a large bowl place butter, sugar, flour, cocoa powder and egg and beat with the help of hand blender and blend it untill smooth and fluffy.
  3. Beat in the melted Chocolate.
  4. Spoon the mixture into paper cases/cupcake liners, filling them three quarters full.
  5. Bake in the preheated oven for 15 to 20 Min's. Transfer to a wire rack and cool completely.
  6. Meanwhile, make frosting. Place butter in a large bowl and beat until smooth. Gradually beat in icing sugar. Then beat in the lemon rind and gradually add lemon juice, beating well.
  7. Cut the top of each cake using a serrated knife, you will get a round slice. Cut them into half/two pieces. Spread or pipe the frosting over the cut surface of each cake and push the two pieces of cake top into the icing to form wings. Dust with icing sugar.
Chocolate Butterfly Cupcakes

Sending this recipe to Bakefest #15 event hosted by Sumee's Culinary Journey, started by Vardhini of Cooks Joy.


Vimitha Anand said...

I have similar cupcake liners :). Same pinch.. Cupcakes look so cute n yum

divya said...

Am drooling over here..looks inviting!!

Priya said...

Omg, such a cute and elegant cupcakes, beautiful capture.

Veena Theagarajan said...

so tempting.. it is very cute too.. Love the butterflies..

Janani said...

Ahhhhhhhhhh so cute butterflies I wouldn't even touch it cuz its that cute just will sit and admire.

Chaitra Dev said...

Chutku chutku butterflies. They look so cute and nice.
Would love to have a bite. Great pics.
Do drop in sometime at http://aathidhyam.blogspot.in/

Hema said...

Such cute cakes and beautiful clicks dear..

Hamaree Rasoi said...

Last time I came to see this baked craft work I was lost of words , so came back again. Master piece


Looks so pretty. Interesting one.

Chitra said...

Looks great. Love the cute butterflies.. bookmarked the frosting :)

Sumee said...

Lovely clicks and beautiful looking cupcakes. Thnx for linking them up. am happy to follow you. You have beautiful space

Priya R said...

Cute little cupcakes made perfect :) first time here and so happy to follow u. Do visit me when u find time


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