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Baileys and Chocolate Mini Cupcakes

4 Reviews

About the bake

Try these bite sized treats and wow your guests.

40Total Time
20Prep Time
20Bake Time
24Serves
Easy

Method

  1. Step 1:

    Preheat the oven to 170°C (gas mark 3) and place mini cupcake cases in a mini cupcake or muffin tin.

  2. Step 2:

    Place the butter, sugar, flour, cocoa powder and baking powder into a large bowl and using a hand held or freestanding electric mixer, slowly mix together until it resembles breadcrumbs.

  3. Step 3:

    Mix together the egg, Baileys and milk in a jug then gradually add to the bowl and mix thoroughly.

  4. Step 4:

    Spoon the batter into the cupcake cases until they are 2/3 full. Bake in the oven for 15-20 minutes or until the cakes are golden brown and a skewer comes out clean. Leave to cool on a wire rack.

  5. Step 5:

    To make the frosting mix together the butter and icing sugar until it resembles breadcrumbs in texture, then add the milk and Baileys and mix on a high speed until the frosting is soft and fluffy.

  6. Step 6:

    Decorated the cupcakes with frosting using either a piping bag or palette knife and finish with a dusting of cocoa powder.

Ingredients

    • 40g Butter (unsalted) (softened)
    • 140g Unrefined golden caster sugar
    • 100g Plain white flour
    • 20g Cocoa powder
    • 1.5 tsp Baking powder
    • 1 Egg(s) (free range) (large)
    • 50ml Baileys
    • 80ml Milk (whole)
  • For the icing

    • 125g Butter (unsalted) (softened)
    • 500g Icing sugar
    • 15ml Milk (whole)
    • 45ml Baileys

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