Tickle Your Dessert Taste Buds With the Delicious Chocolate Strawberry Cupcakes

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“Great things come in small packages” and there is no doubt about it. Sometimes it really makes me ponder what a cake is if I cannot have all of it at once. Have you heard of the yummy cupcakes that like the big cakes contain frostings, sprinkles and decorations?

The plus point of a cupcake is that it is a small-sized cake that I can comfortably consume in one go. Thus, my wish of having a cake completely comes true. This way I can sample and enjoy a host of flavors and varieties of cakes until my taste buds feel gratified.

Now if the cup cakes are packed with two most desirable food elements – chocolate and strawberry, then your taste buds are sure in for a treat. So, go ahead, try the following recipe of delicious chocolate and strawberry cupcakes and pleasure your taste buds.

Ingredients:
For the cupcakes:
All-purpose flour – 1 ¼ cup
Soft butter – 1 cup
Dark chocolate (chopped to pieces) – ¾ cup
Strawberry jam – 2 cups
Castor sugar – 1 cup
Eggs (beaten) – 2 large
Cupcake tins and papers – 12 nos.

For the frosting:
Dark chocolate (chopped to pieces) – ¾ cup
Thick cream – ¾ cup

Method:

For the cupcakes:
Preheat oven at 180C.
In a double boiler soften the chocolate. Pull off the stove and to this add the butter. Mix well so that no lumps of chocolate or butter remain.
Now fold in the sugar and eggs. Mix well.
Next, add the strawberry jam and again stir well to get a smooth batter.
Now fold in the flour and mix well. The batter for cupcakes is ready.
In each tin place, the cupcake paper and spoon the batter into the paper until about 3/4th of the tin is full.
Bake these for about 20-25 minutes. Cool them for a few minutes.

For the frosting:

In a saucepan, bring the cream to a boil. Pull off the stove.
To this add the chocolate pieces and mix well until all of the chocolate melts.
Continue stirring this mixture until it gains a thick consistency.

Once the frosting is ready and the cupcakes have cooled down a bit, spoon the frosting on the cupcakes until the top of each cake is evenly covered in a thick layer of frosting.
Now go ahead and indulge yourself.

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