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What you need:

  • 175g/6oz Odlums self-raising flour
  • 4 tablespoons Good quality cocoa
  • 125g/4oz Shamrock Golden Caster Sugar
  • 125g/40z Butter at room temperature
  • 2 Eggs
  • 1  1/2 teaspoon Peppermint essence
  • 2 tablespoons Whole milk

 

Mint Butter Icing:

  • 125g/4oz Butter at room temperature
  • 225g/8oz Icing sugar sieved
  • Green food colouring
  • 1/2  teaspoon peppermint essence

How to:

  1. Pre-heat oven to 180C/350F/Gas Mark 4.
  2. Place paper cakes into the muffin trays.
  3. Beat the butter and sugar together until light and fluffy. Gradually beat in the eggs, milk and peppermint essence. If mixture starts to curdle, add a little of the flour.
  4. Sieve the cocoa and flour and fold into the butter and sugar mixture.
  5. Place spoonfuls of the mixture into the baking cases and bake for 20 minutes until golden and firm to the touch.
  6. Cool on a wire tray and decorate with mint butter icing.
  7. For the mint butter icing beat all ingredients until light and airy. Pipe on your cupcakes and top with a chocolate button or flake

Mint Chocolate Cupcakes with Mint Chocolate Butter Icing

Category

All Recipes

Cook Time

20

What you need:

  • 175g/6oz Odlums self-raising flour
  • 4 tablespoons Good quality cocoa
  • 125g/4oz Shamrock Golden Caster Sugar
  • 125g/40z Butter at room temperature
  • 2 Eggs
  • 1  1/2 teaspoon Peppermint essence
  • 2 tablespoons Whole milk

 

Mint Butter Icing:

  • 125g/4oz Butter at room temperature
  • 225g/8oz Icing sugar sieved
  • Green food colouring
  • 1/2  teaspoon peppermint essence

How to:

  1. Pre-heat oven to 180C/350F/Gas Mark 4.
  2. Place paper cakes into the muffin trays.
  3. Beat the butter and sugar together until light and fluffy. Gradually beat in the eggs, milk and peppermint essence. If mixture starts to curdle, add a little of the flour.
  4. Sieve the cocoa and flour and fold into the butter and sugar mixture.
  5. Place spoonfuls of the mixture into the baking cases and bake for 20 minutes until golden and firm to the touch.
  6. Cool on a wire tray and decorate with mint butter icing.
  7. For the mint butter icing beat all ingredients until light and airy. Pipe on your cupcakes and top with a chocolate button or flake
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