Chocolate Cakes

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recipe by Kenwood https://kenwoodworld.com/

  • Time icon
    Total Time
    25mins
  • Serves icon
    Serves
    12
  • Calories icon
    Calories
    515
based on 15 ratings

Quick chocolate cupcakes with a rich chocolate buttercream topping, perfect for when you crave a sweet treat.

recipe updated 26 May 2021

Ingredients

  • Butter icon
    Butter
    150 g (about ¾ cup)
  • Dark chocolate icon
    Dark chocolate
    45 g (about ¼ cup)
  • Golden caster sugar icon
    Golden caster sugar
    200 g (about 1 cup)
  • Egg icon
    Egg
    2 (about 100 g)
  • Buttermilk icon
    Buttermilk
    200 g (about ¾ cup)
  • Vegetable oil icon
    Vegetable oil
    2 tablespoons (about 30 ml)
  • Water icon
    Water
    60 g (about ¼ cup)
  • Vanilla extract icon
    Vanilla extract
    2 teaspoons (about 10 ml)
  • Plain flour icon
    Plain flour
    200 g (about 1 ½ cups)
  • Bicarbonate of soda icon
    Bicarbonate of soda
    1 teaspoon (about 5 g)
  • Salt icon
    Salt
    ¼ teaspoon (about 2 g)
  • Cocoa powder icon
    Cocoa powder
    135 g (about 1 ½ cups)
  • Butter icon
    Butter
    150 g (about ¾ cup)
  • Icing sugar icon
    Icing sugar
    350 g (about 2 ¾ cups)
  • Milk icon
    Milk
    2 tablespoons (about 30 ml)

Tools

  • kCook icon Spatula
  • kCook icon Wooden spoon
  • kCook icon kCook Multi
  • kCook icon Piping bag
  • kCook icon Muffin pan - 12-hole
  • kCook icon Kcook bowl

Step preview

  1. Pre-heat oven - 180°C
  2. Fit stir tool to kCook bowl
  3. Add butter and golden caster sugar to the kCook bowl
  4. Fit kCook bowl to kCook Multi
  5. Attach lid to kCook bowl with filler cap fitted
  6. Mix with filler cap fitted - 2 min 30 sec, speed 6
  7. Then add egg, buttermilk, vegetable oil, water, vanilla extract, plain flour, bicarbonate of soda, salt and cocoa powder to the kCook bowl
  8. Mix with filler cap fitted - 3 min, speed 5
  9. Scrape
  10. Add dark chocolate to the kCook bowl
  11. Mix with filler cap fitted - 2 min, speed 5
  12. Line a clean muffin pan
  13. Transfer content of kCook bowl to muffin pan
  14. Bake - 15 min, 180°C
  15. Cool on round wire rack
  16. Clean kCook bowl
  17. Fit max blade to kCook bowl
  18. Add cocoa powder, butter, vanilla extract, icing sugar and milk to the kCook bowl
  19. Fit kCook bowl to kCook Multi
  20. Attach lid to kCook bowl with filler cap fitted
  21. Mix with filler cap fitted - 2 min, speed 10
  22. Transfer content of kCook bowl to piping bag
  23. Frost with piping bag
  24. Serve
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