Sunday, January 20, 2013

Banana Choc. Cupcakes


source from  :  Joy of Baking

Ingredients :

     1   cup   white sugar  (200 gm)
     1   cup   all-purpose flour  (130 gm)
  1/3   cup   cocoa powder  (35 gm)
  3/4   tsp.   baking powder
  3/4   tsp.   baking soda
   1/4  tsp.   salt
      1  large  egg
   1/2  cup   mashed banana  (about 1 medium sized)
   1/2  cup   warm water  (120 ml)
   1/4  cup   milk  (60 ml)
   1/4  cup   vegetable oil  (60 ml)
   3/4  tsp.   vanilla essence

Chocolate Fudge Frosting :  

 90  gm   cooking chocolate, chopped
1/2  cup  butter  (113 gm)
   1  cup  icing sugar, sifted  (120 gm)
   1  tsp.  vanilla essence

Method :

    Preheat oven to 180'C (350'F).  In a bowl, whisk together sugar, flour, cocoa powder, baking powder, baking soda and salt.  Keep aside.
    In another bowl, whisk egg, mashed banana, warm water, milk, vegetable oil and vanilla essence.  Add wet ingredients to dry ingredients and stir until just combined.  (The batter is quite thin).  Pour into muffin cases about 3/4 full and bake for 20 minutes.  Once come out from the oven, let it cool before frosting (is using).

Chocolate Fudge Frosting :   Melt cooking chocolate in a saucepan over a simmering water (double boiler).  Remove from heat and let it cool to room temperature.
    Using electric or hand mixer, beat butter until smooth and creamy (about 1 minute).  Add the icing sugar and beat until light and fluffy (about 2 minute).  Beat in vanilla essence.  Add the melted chocolate and beat until incorporated.  Increase speed and beat until frosting is smooth.


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