- 200g self raising flour.
- 150g caster sugar.
- 50g cocoa powder.
- 50g softened unsalted butter.
- 175ml whole milk.
- 1 egg.
- 1/2 tsp cherry flavouring. (I’m using Beau Morello Cherry)
- 150g chopped glace cherries.
These heavenly bites of indulgence are fabulously classic! (Just make sure you aren’t on a diet!) To me, a cherry on top is the perfect symbolism of a true cupcake. Add in the amount of chocolate and you have gorgeousness in a pretty case.
In a jug, mix together the milk, egg and flavouring. Add this to your dry ingredients and mix together thoroughly.
When your cupcakes are cooling, you can get on with the frosting. You will need;
450g icing sugar.
20g cocoa powder.
300g chocolate. (Melted and cooled)
1/2tsp cherry flavouring.
12 glace cherries for topping.
Mix together the butter and the icing sugar and melt the chocolate. Once the chocolate has cooled slightly, add it to the icing sugar and butter along with the flavouring. Mix this together for 5-7 minutes until nice and creamy. This can then be put in a piping bag with your choice of nozzle and you can decorate your cupcakes.
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