Chocolate & Raspberry Cream Cupcake

Raspberry cupcakes are a very special trweat for me, as a raspberry fan! But better than raspberry cupcakes are definitely rasperry cupcakes with chocolate. And cream topping. And lots of love 🙂

How to make chocolate cases

For this recipe shooting, I placed the cupcakes into edible chocolate cases. They are easy peasy made. All you need are single cupcake cases, ideally made from silicone. Take double the number of the number of cupcakes you want to bake.

  • Melt the chocolate of your choice in a water bath while stirring constantly.
  • Then take a kitchen brush and quickly stroke the liquid chocolate into the inner surface of the cupcake moulds. Make sure everything is covered.
  • When you have spread all the moulds in this way, put them all in the freezer to speed up the hardening process.
  • After about 20 minutes take them out and spread a second layer of liquid chocolate on them, and put them back in the freezer.
  • After another hour you can remove them and carefully separate the mould from the chocolate.

You will have perfect, edible chocolate cups. Keep them in the refrigerator until you need them.

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Chocolate & Raspberry Cream Cupcakes

These fabulous cupcakes made from raspberry, chocolate and buttermilk are fluffy and loved by everyone. Try out my recipe.
Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 20 mins
Total Time 35 mins
Course cakes
Cuisine International

Ingredients
  

  • 65 g butter
  • 50 g caster sugar
  • ½ tsp vanilla essence
  • 1 egg
  • 70 g raspberry jam
  • 25 g self raising flour
  • 70 g plain flour
  • ½ tsp bicarbonate of soda
  • 20 g cocoa powder
  • 80 ml buttermilk
  • 250 ml whipping cream
  • 2 tsps icing sugar
  • raspberries for decoration


  • raspberry sauce for decoration


Instructions
 

  • Preheat oven to 180°C, (350°F).


  • Beat together the butter, caster sugar and vanilla essence until light and creamy.


  • Add the egg and beat well. Add the jam and beat again until smooth.
  • Fold in sifted flours, bicarbonate of soda and cocoa alternately with the buttermilk until nice and smooth.
  • Spoon the mixture into cupcake cases and bake for 20 minutes or until a skewer comes out clean when inserted in the centre.
  • Leave cakes to cool completely before decorating.


  • Whip cream and icing sugar together until thick.


  • Pipe cream onto cakes and decorate with fresh raspberries and raspberry sauce.


Notes

I served these cupcakes in edible chocolate cases which I made by melting chocolate and coating silicone moulds before placing in the freezer to set. Once set, peel off the moulds and keep in the refrigerator until ready to serve.
I made the raspberry sauce by blitzing fresh raspberries with a touch of lemon juice and icing sugar to taste and then passing through a sieve to remove any seeds.
Keyword cupcakes, fruits

Susan

Hi, I am Susan. I love the art of cooking and I love life! Also am keen to inspire you and try out new ways of cooking. Here on My Golden Pear I write about the latest trends, share my travel discoveries and enjoy improving home and garden.

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