Chocolate frosting is a tricky ingredient to work with, but this recipe for chocolate cupbings with vanilla frosting looks simple enough.
The chocolate frostings make this recipe the most popular chocolate cup cake in the UK, with more than 60% of the UK population having tried it.
I think the recipe is quite simple, but a bit tricky to get going.
Instead of using chocolate to make the cupcakes, I used a dark chocolate base to make a slightly darker chocolate frosted frosting.
This means that the chocolate cupbons are really soft and creamy, rather than the dense, hard and chewy frosting you would normally expect from this recipe.
There’s also a slight tanginess to the chocolate, so if you like, you can add a touch of vanilla extract to add a little bit of flavor.
While this recipe isn’t a chocolate cup dessert, it’s a good way to celebrate chocolate cuplunch and chocolate cup cakes are an absolute favourite in the cupcake kitchen.
You can get these chocolate cup buns at the shop for £2.99, but the chocolate frosters add a bit of extra pizzazz.
What’s your favourite chocolate cup recipe?