27 March 2016

Easter Cupcakes with chocolate icing (Cupcakes celebración Semana Santa)







My last Easter treat  !!

Light fluffy cupcakes topped with chocolate icing and chocolate curls.....

Happy Easter to all !
Feliz Pascua de Resurrección para todos!

Source :  Chelsea.co.nz








Ingredients   
(10 cupcakes)

150 grams butter
1 cup Caster sugar
2 eggs
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1 1/2 cups self raising flour
3/4 cups  milk




Chocolate icing 

120 grams ( 4ounces) unsweetened
chocolate coarsely chopped
2/3 cup (150 grams) unsalted butter
room temperature
1 1/3 cup  icing sugar
1 teaspoon vanilla extract


Method


Beat butter in an electric mixer until smooth, add sugar and beat until light and fluffy. Add eggs and mix well. Add the vanilla, flour and milk. Beat until smooth.

Place individual pape baking cups in a cupcake tin, spoon in mixture until they are about 2/3 full - you shouldget 10 cupocakes.
Bake in the oven at 190°c for 20 minutes or until golden. While cupcakes are cooling on a wire rack, prepare icing.




Chocolate Frosting

Melt the chocolate in a heatproof bowl placed over a saucepan  of simmering water. Remove from heat and let cool to room temperature.
In the bowl of your electric mixer or with a hand mixer, beat the butter until smooth and creamy,. Add the sugar and beat until is light and fluffy . Beat in the vanilla extract. Add the chocolate and beat on low speed until incorporated and beat until is smooth and glossy.

To decorate
Spread chocolate icing thickly on to cooled cupcakes. Arrange chocolate pieces gently into the icing.
Finish by placing mini eggs in the centres.


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Cupcakes celebración Semana Santa















68 comments:

  1. Muchas felicidades, te quedó de lujo.Gracias por compartir.Bsssss

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    1. Gracias a ti Doris ! Muchas felicidades en Pascua de Resurrección !!

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  2. Looks so delicious! Happy Easter Gloria!

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    1. Thanks Christine !!! Happy Easter !!

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  3. so cute Gloria ! Happy Easter, un abbraccio

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  4. Looks fabulous, Gloria
    Very Happy Easter to you . . . Eddie:)x

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  5. Easter is so cute!
    Happy happy happy one to you Gloria..love the chocolate shavings on top:)

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    1. Oui Monique Je aime beaucoup Easter !!Happy Easter dear !!

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  6. Gloria, Very cute cupcakes! Love the jelly beans on top but especially the chocolate shavings... Hope you had a happy family Easter. Take Care, Big Daddy Dave

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    1. Thanks David I hope you had an amazing Easter with Laurie :)

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  7. So festive and beautiful! Happy Easter, Gloria.

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  8. Molto molto carini questi cupcakes.
    Ancora auguri cara Gloria <3

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    1. Grazie Daniela ! Tantissimi auguri per te !!

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  9. Always room for more chocolate at Easter!

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  10. Meravigliosi e golosi Gloria, Auguri <3

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  11. Hi Gloria...I have been missing you!!
    Hope you and your family had a wonderful Easter weekend...
    Cheers!
    Linda :o)

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    1. Thanks Linda ! Hope you had a wonderful Easter with Miss V!!

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  12. They look adorable in those lovely paper cups, Gloria! Hope you had a wonderful Easter! xoxo

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    1. Thanks Susan !! Hope you had a lovely Easter too :)

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  13. Oh, wish I had one, Gloria! They look delicious! Hope your Easter was nice! Take care. xoxo

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    1. Thanks Pam, Nice to see you, Hope your Easter was amazing !

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  14. Such fabulous, festive cupcakes, Gloria! Hope you had a most joyous Easter!!! xoo

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  15. They look wonderful; happy Easter!

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  16. These are soooooooo cute! What a sweet idea and the chocolate shavings are perfect.
    Hope you had a lovely Easter, Gloria. Hugs to you.

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  17. Oh how utterly GORGEOUS these look, Gloria!!
    I realize I'm a little late for Easter, but I just have to try these today!:)

    Do hope you had a great Easter.

    Lots of Love & Hugs xoxoxo

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    1. Thanks Ygraine. I think you can make these delicious cupcakes any day and you can put others decor, flowers, little beads or white chocolate shaves etc
      hugs xoxoxo

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  18. Germana
    Very very cute. Un abbraccio Gloria

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  19. I love the presentation and recipe ~ Thanks Gloria and Happy Easter to you ~

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  20. These cup cakes look like they were perfect for Easter. I hope you had a wonderful Easter!

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    1. Thanks Dawn, hope you had a lovely Easter too :))

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  21. Gloria sono ME-RA-VI-GLIO-SI!!!! Ma che belli.
    BRAVISSSSSSSSIMA!!!!

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  22. Perfect for Easter indeed. haha nice little added pictures too at your feed.

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    1. Yes Pat I find these little bunnies and chicks for cupcakes !!
      Thanks Pat :)

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  23. Molto coreografici e tanto golosi questi dolcetti, bravissima!!!!

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  24. C'est beau et très gourmand. Bravo pour cette réalisation.
    Joyeuses Pâques Gloria

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  25. Hi Gloria!!!
    I hope you and your family had a beautiful Easter:) Your Easter Cupcakes look so festive. I just love the way you have nestled all that goodness into a feastful of cupcake, lol...

    Thank you so much for sharing Gloria...

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    1. Thanks dear Louise, was nice :)
      Hope you had a lovely one with Marion !!
      xoxoxoxo

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  26. These are so sweet. Your family must have loved them.
    Amalia
    xo

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  27. Anche dopo Pasqua sono buonissimi!!!!
    Baci

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  28. Well, that sure looks professional and delicious :)

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  29. Dear Gloria, I hope you and your family had a wonderful Easter - your Easter cupcake treats look utterly delightful!
    All the very best!
    Andrea

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