Chocolatey chip cupcakes

Everyone likes a chocolate treat now and again. These cupcakes are so gooey and perfect for a movie night or girly catch up. I’ve added extra chocolate chips to the recipe, just to make it even better!

Cupcakes frame

Recipe (makes 4 large cupcakes)

  • 55g dark chocolate (50% cocoa solids)
  • 55g butter
  • 55g caster sugar
  • 55g self raising flour
  • 1 egg
  • 1 tbsp milk
  • 1 tsp vanilla essence
  • 40g milk chocolate chips

Cupcake cases

Method

  • Arrange 4 large cupcake cases in a cupcake tray.
  • Measure out all the ingredients, combining the chocolate and butter in the same heatproof bowl.
  • Melt the butter and chocolate together in the microwave for 30-60 seconds, checking that it does not burn.
  • While the chocolate mix is cooling slightly, whisk the eggs until light and frothy. Whisk in the sugar until pale and mousse like. An electric whisk is perfect for this.
  • Gradually whisk in the chocolate mixture, milk and vanilla essence until well combined.
  • Sieve and fold in the flour, so that it does not contain any lumps.
  • Stir in the chocolate chips.
  • Bake for 15-20 minutes in a preheated oven at 180o When a cocktail stick is inserted, it should come out clean.
  • Leave the cupcakes in their cases to cool on a wired rack.

Cupcake and tea frame

Mmm, the perfect chocolate treat. These are easy to whip up if popping round to a friend’s for dessert and they will be forever grateful. So why not try them?

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