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Little Miss Muffin


For the Chocolate Cupcakes

  • 88g cocoa powder
  • 95g plain flour
  • 1/2 tsp baking powder
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 170g unsalted butter
  • 225g caster sugar
  • 3 large eggs
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 115g sour cream

For the Buttercream Icing

  • 250g unsalted butter
  • 190g icing sugar
  • 1 tsp vanilla essence
  • a splash of milk
  • food colouring gels




  1. Preheat oven to 170 degrees C and line a 12 hole muffin tin with paper liners
  2. Into a medium bowl, sift the cocoa, flour, baking powder and salt and set aside
  3. In a mixing bowl cream butter and sugar together until light and fluffy. Add the eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition, then beat in the vanilla
  4. With mixer on low speed, add the flour mixture in two batches, alternating with the sour cream, beginning and ending with the flour
  5. Spoon the batter into the paper liners, filling each 3/4…

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