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How to: Easy Choc Spike Cupcakes

Friday, September 26, 2014Sisterly Social

Its time satisfy your sweet tooth with these easy, fun and PINK cupcakes! 


You will need:

Cupcake:
  • 1 box of Vanilla Cake Mix 
  • 2 Eggs
  • 3/4 Cup of Full Cream Milk
  • 1 Tsp Vanilla Extract
  • 60g Butter
  • Cupcake paper cups
Icing:
  • 150g Butter
  • 1 1/3 cup Icing Sugar
  • Pink food dye
Chocolate spikes:
  • 1 block of White Chocolate
  • 1/3 block of Milk or Dark Chocolate
  • Your favourite sprinkles or chocolate bits
  • Baking tray
  • Greaseproof paper

Step One
Preheat the oven to 160C fan-forced and place cupcake paper cups into cupcake tray

Step Two
Using an electric beater, combine all ingredients for the cupcake into a large mixing bowl and mix for 3 minutes on low until completely smooth

Step Three
Evenly spoon in the batter into the cupcake cups and bake for 20minutes

Step Four
In a new bowl, combine butter, icing sugar and pink food dye for icing and mix until light and fluffy

Step Five
Melt the white chocolate in a bowl for 1 minute & 15 seconds in the microwave and stir continuously until chocolate is completely melted into a liquid

Step Six 
Do the same for the dark or milk chocolate in a separate bowl

Step Seven
Lay a sheet of greaseproof paper onto a baking tray and smoothen it out with a spatula 

Step Eight
Decorate the white chocolate with the dark chocolate making swirls and adding some sprinkles or chocolate flakes while the white chocolate is still warm

Step Nine
Cool the slab of chocolate in the fridge for 1 hour and cut it into alternating spikes

Step Ten
Once cupcakes have cooled, top them with your pink icing, decoration and choc spikes



Enjoy!



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