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These cupcakes will make your morning minty!

Ingredients

225 grams self-raising flour                                                             

tablespoons cocoa powder

teaspoon baking powder

225 grams caster sugar

225 grams unsalted butter

eggs

teaspoon peppermint essence

100 grams plain chocolate

Icing

115 grams unsalted butter

225 grams icing sugar (sifted)

teaspoon peppermint essence

food colouring (green)

100 grams plain chocolate chips (or chocolate sprinkles) 

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 160 deg. C. Place 18 paper cases into muffin tins 
  2. In a bowl sieve flour, baking powder and cocoa. 
  3. Beat butter and sugar together in another bowl. Add eggs one at a time and beat together. Add flour mixture gradually. 
  4. Stir in the mint essence and choc chips. 
  5. Spoon mixture into cases and bake for about 25 mins. 
  6. To make icing,
  7. beat icing sugar and butter in a bowl stir in the mint essence, and just enough food colour to turn the icing mint green. 
  8. Ice the cooled cupcakes and decorate with choc chips or sprinkles.

Recipe From;Mint Chocolate Cupcakes