Want your home to smell chocolatey & nutty? Bake these delicious cupcakes & I promise you your home will be filled with THE most amazing smells! The taste is pretty amazing too ;)
3 tbsp cocoa powder
140g caster sugar
1 1/2 tsp baking powder
40g unsalted butter
1/2 tsp vanilla extract
1/2 cup crushed pecan nuts
1 tsp golden syrup
Ingredients for the buttercream frosting -
250g Icing sugar
80g Unsalted butter
1 tsp vanilla extract
1 & 1/2 tsp cocoa powder
Whole pecan nuts to decorate cupcakes
Cook time - 25/30 mins
Prep time - 8 mins
Serves - 4
1.) To begin sift the dry ingredients into a large bowl, then add the butter & mix together until incorporated.
2.) To a separate bowl add the egg, milk, syrup & vanilla extract & whisk together.
3.) Then pour the liquid mixture into the dry mixture & beat together until a smooth batter is formed. Be sure not to over beat though.
4.) Next evenly divide the mixture into your cupcake cases & place in the oven for 15/20 minutes at 150c.
5.) Once cooked through, allow to cool on a wire rack before icing.
6.) To make the buttercream icing, simply mix all the above ingredients well until a thick fluffy consistency is formed. Then spread your icing over the cupcakes & decorate with whole pecans! Enjoy!