1: plain flour 1 cup
2: granulated sugar 1 cup
3: cocoa powder 1/2 cup
4: vegetable oil 1/4 cup
5: vanilla essences 1 tsp
6: baking powder 1/2 tsp
7: baking soda 1/3 tsp
8: egg 1
9: buttermilk 1/2 cup (room temperature)(readymade or check the link in the video)
10:warm water 1/2 cup
11:salt 1/2 tsp
12:cupcake tray with liners
Butter Cream Frosting:
1: unsalted butter 225g (room temperature)
2: confectioner sugar 2 & 1/2 cups
3: vanilla essences 1 tsp
4: yellow food colour 1/2 tsp
5: chocolate chips 1/2 cup
1: sieve plain flour, sugar, cocoa powder, baking powder, baking soda, salt mix with a spoon.
2: then add buttermilk, oil, warm water, egg, vanilla essence in the dry mixture and whisk very well till smooth.
3: fill the cupcake liners with the batter 2/3 way full.
4: bake for 20 to 25 minutes.
5: once baked leave to cool in the tray for 5 minutes, then remove and place on the cooling rack to cool completely.
6: in bowl add the butter and beat till smooth and creamy.
7: add vanilla, food colour beat will.
8: sieve the powder sugar, add in the butter and beat for 3 to 5 minutes till combined and fluffy.
9: to decorate, spread a thin layer of frosting on each cupcake.
10:place the remaining frosting in a piping bag fitted with a star shaped nozzle, pipe petals around, fill the centre with the chocolate chips.
11:serve and enjoy.
BY Faiza Zarif