Food

Black forest cupcakes

So delish!
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Make ahead: Undecorated cupcakes can be made up to two days ahead, or frozen for up to two months. Thaw at room temperature.

Ingredients

TO DECORATE

Method

1.

Line a 12-hole muffin pan (⅓-cup capacity) with paper cases.

2.

Combine the butter, chocolate, sugar and ½ cup of water in a medium saucepan. Whisk over a low heat until chocolate and butter are melted. Transfer to a large bowl. Cool slightly.

3.

Add egg and combined sifted flours and cocoa to chocolate mixture. Whisk until smooth. Fold in cherries. Divide evenly among paper cases.

4.

Cook in a moderate oven (180°C) for about 25 minutes, or until cooked when tested. Remove. Stand for 15 minutes. Transfer to a wire rack to cool.

5.

To decorate, beat cream and sugar in same clean bowl of an electric mixer until soft peaks form.

6.

Decorate cupcakes with a dollop of cream mixture and chocolate shavings.

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