Cakes

CARROT PATCH CHOCOLATE CUPCAKES

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Carrot Patch Chocolate Cupcakes make cute little bakes, ideal for Easter or to celebrate the beautiful Spring season. So if you looking for a homemade treat to tuck into your basket, here you have it.

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FOR THE CHOCOLATE CUPCAKES
125ml canola or sunflower oil
200ml / 200g white sugar
3 eggs
2 Tablespoons / 30ml smooth apricot jam
250ml boiling water
10ml / 2 teaspoons instant coffee granules
500ml / 280g self raising flour
5ml / 1 teaspoon bicarbonate of soda / baking soda
2ml salt
45ml / 3 Tablepoons cocoa powder
FOR THE CHOCOLATE BUTTERCREAM
100g butter or margarine
500ml / 280g sifted icing sugar
60ml / 25g cocoa powder
About 30ml milk
ORANGE TINTED CHOCOLATE
80g White chocolate
Orange gel, powder or oil based tint
12 crushed Oreos
CHOCOLATE CUPCAKES Beat oil and sugar together. Add eggs one at a time, beating after each addition, until item fluffy and add the apricot jam. Add the coffee granules to the boiling water and allow to cool...
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Nutritions

Calories
319

Sodium
22mg
0% DV

Fat
16g
25% DV

Protein
1g
2% DV

Carbs
29g
10% DV

Fiber
0.4g
1% DV