The best thing I’ve ever tasted – JD, 5
Woohoo! It’s Saturday! We’ve been baking, obviously, and after chucking some rather random ingredients together, came up with these lovely muffins. It’s a cocoa batter, flecked with raisins and chunky dark chocolate chips, baked and then topped with a little Nutella. Think light sponge, crispy top and a flavour combination not unlike a bar of Fruit n Nut. YUM!
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For the sponge:
- 175g butter, softened
- 200g caster sugar
- 3 eggs
- 4 tbsp milk
- 175g self raising flour
- 25g cocoa powder
- 1tsp baking powder
- 90g dark chocolate
- 70g raisins
For the frosting:
- About 1/2 a small jar of Nutella
You’ll also need:
- A 12-hole muffin tray
- 12 muffin cases
- Piping bag
- Star nozzle
- In a large bowl, beat together the butter and sugar until light and fluffy
- Beat the egg and milk together, then add to the mix and beat thoroughly
- Sift in the cocoa, flour and baking power and fold through
- Roughly chop the dark chocolate and sir into he batter with the raisins
- Line the baking tray with the cases and share the mixture evenly between them
- Bake for 30 minutes
- Allow to cool completely
- Put the nozzle in the piping bag and add the Nutella
- Pipe a small swirl of Nutella on top of each cake
That’s it! Simple and really, really nice with a cuppa.
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