Chocolate Ferrero Rocher Cupcakes

Hi guys!

My last recipe for 2017… It had to be Cupcakes! Let’s close this year with the very reason this blog started in the first place.

It didn’t take long to decide on festive Cupcakes for New Year. Ferrero Rocher Cupcakes! They don’t need much decoration to look festive and most of my friends and family simply can’t resist πŸ˜‰

What we need for +- 15 Cupcakes:

Cupcakes

  • 220 g soft unsalted butter
  • 220 g caster Sugar
  • 4 eggs
  • 220 g self-raising flour
  • 2 tbsp cocoa powder
  • Cupcake wrappers
  • Ice cream scoop
  • Cupcake baking tin

Nutella frosting

  • 150 g dark chocolate
  • 250 g butter
  • 150 g powder sugar
  • 10 g vanilla sugar (= 1 bag)
  • 100 g Nutella
  • pinch of salt
  • Piping bag + 2D piping tip
  • 15 Ferrero Rochers

How To:

Cupcakes

  1. Preheat the oven at 180Β°
  2. Line the cupcake mold with wrappers
  3. Mix together butter and sugar until combined
  4. Add the eggs and mix
  5. Add the flour and the cocoa powder
  6. Mix until everything is combined
  7. Scoop the batter in the cupcake wrappers (fill for 3/4th)
  8. Bake for about 25 minutes
  9. Let the cupcakes cool completely before frosting

Frosting

  1. Melt the chocolate by putting the chocolate in the microwave for 30 seconds. Repeat until melted.
  2. Mix together the butter, powder sugar, vanilla sugar and salt.
  3. Add the Nutella and the chocolate.
  4. Mix until the frosting is soft and smooth.
  5. Place the piping tip in the bag and fill with frosting
  6. Pipe the frosting on the Cupcakes
  7. Place a Ferrero Rocher on top

Happy New Year guys! πŸŽ‰πŸŽ‰πŸŽ‰

See you in 2018 πŸ˜‰

Xxx Sarah

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