Thursday, 24 April 2014

CHERRY COLA CUPCAKES HEAVEN...

Ooh... reader Carrie made some gorgeous cherry cola cupcakes with chocolate chips... a little like the yummy cherry chocolate cola cake in my book CHERRY CRUSH! Carrie shares her recipe here... you'd be crazy not to give it a go!

Cherry Cola Choc Chip Cupcakes

Cupcakes:
150g self raising flour
150g sugar
150g butter
3 medium eggs
100g dark choc chips
Cherry essence to taste - approx 1 teaspoon

icing:
100g butter
100g icing sugar
1 teaspoon Sainsbury's cola flavouring

Method:
To make the cupcake mixture, cream butter and sugar, add beaten eggs with a couple of tablespoons of flour to prevent curdling. Mix in rest of flour, choc chips and cherry essence. Divide between twelve cupcake cases in a muffin tray and bake at 180 degrees in a fan oven for about 20 minutes, or until a skewer inserted in cake comes out clean. Allow to cool.

To make the icing, cream butter and icing sugar gradually; mix in cola flavouring and swirl onto cupcakes. You can add a tiny bit of food colouring to the mix if you'd like a brightly coloured icing... Carrie used red; and you can decorate with sugar sprinkles, Smarties or chocolate curls... perfect!

Enjoy!

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3 comments:

  1. These sound like lush cupcakes

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  2. Oh this sounds like Heaven! It sounds a LOT like heaven (Angel Cake joke!)! Next time I make cupcakes I'm hunting out the cola and cherry essences to add to my collection. I think the best cupcakes I ever made were my valentine's day cupcakes. They were red velvet oreo cupcakes with vanilla icing on top!

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  3. im gonna do them as my school bake sale!! they sound delishus :):):):):):):):):)

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