• Warm molten-centred chocolate cupcakes

    Last night I baked these really nice chocolate cupcakes! They are really nice and easy to do so go on and try them! They are really nice warm so do not bake too many at the same time! Ingredients: 4 tbsp soft margarine 55 g/2 oz caster sugar 1 large egg 85 g/3 oz self-raising flour 2 tbsp cocoa powder 55 g/2 oz plain chocolate Icing sugar for dusting Put 8 paper baking cases in a muffin pan, or place 8 double-layer paper cases on a baking sheet. Put the margarine,sugar,egg,flour and cocoa in a large bowl and, using an electric hand whisk beat together until just smooth. Spoon half…

  • Muffins and cupcakes

    What is a Muffin? A small, cakelike bread that can be made with a variety of flours and often contains fruits and nuts. Most American-style muffins fall into the quick bread category and are leavened with either baking powder or baking soda. The yeast-raised type, such as the English muffin, is generally finer in texture. These small breads are usually made in a muffin pan (also called muffin tin), a special baking pan with 6 or 12 cup-shaped depressions that hold the muffin batter. Each standard muffin cup is about 2 1/2 inches in diameter. There are also giant muffin pans with 3 1/4-inch cups, miniature muffin pans (gem pans)…

  • Nigella Chocolate banana muffins

    I know i rarely write down a recipe here but i bakes these wonderful muffins today and i thought i should share them with you as well. The recipe is so simple and easy and only ready to eat in line 30 minutes! Ingredients: 3 very ripe or overripe bananas 125 ml vegetable oil 2 eggs 100g  soft light brown sugar 225g plain flour 3x15ml tablespoons best quality cocoa powder, sifted 1 teaspoon bicarbonate of soda Preheat oven to 200 grade Celsius and line a muffin tin with muffin cases. In a bowl mash the banana by hand ( this is how i done it ) or with a freestanding…