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Chocolate 'Hot Cross Bun' Cupcakes
Chocolate 'Hot Cross Bun' Cupcakes
Cupcakes

Chocolate 'Hot Cross Bun' Cupcakes

5
10 mins
15 mins
Easy
12

An alternative to the standard Hot Cross Buns! This recipe can be easily adapted for other seasons, simply change the design of the icing.

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  • Ingredients
  • Method

Ingredients

  • 100g butter, softened
  • ¾ cup packed Chelsea Soft Brown Sugar
  • 2 large eggs, beaten
  • 1 cup plain flour
  • ½ tsp baking soda
  • ¼ cup cocoa
  • ½ cup sour cream
  • ¾ cup Chelsea Icing Sugar
  • 1 tsp lemon juice
  • 1 tbsp milk
  • Drinking chocolate to sprinkle on top

Chelsea Products in Recipe

Soft Brown Sugar

Soft Brown Sugar

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Icing Sugar

Icing Sugar

Icing sugar can also be...
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Method

Preheat oven to 190° conventional (170°C fan forced). In a large electric mixing bowl, beat together the butter, Chelsea Soft Brown Sugar and eggs for 2-3 minutes until creamy.
Sift in the flour, baking soda and cocoa and add the sour cream then beat for 2-3 minutes until smooth and fluffy. Spoon the mixture into a 12-hole muffin pan lined with cupcake cases or directly into self-standing cupcake cases.
Bake for 15-20 minutes until the cupcakes are puffed and spongy to the touch or a skewer inserted into the centre comes out clean. Remove from the oven and set aside to cool.
Sift Chelsea Icing Sugar into a bowl. Add lemon juice and just enough milk to make a thick, pipe-able icing. Use a piping bag or drizzle from a spoon to draw a cross on each muffin, set aside for icing to harden slightly. Sprinkle with drinking chocolate and serve.
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