Chocolate Mousse Cupcakes

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Chocolate Mousse Cupcakes
makes 24

Ingredients

  • 125g butter, softened
  • 1/2 cup unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1/2 cup packed dark-brown sugar
  • 2 eggs, room temperature
  • 1/2 cup sour cream
  • 3/4 cups buttermilk

Directions

  • Preheat oven to 175 C/350 F. Place cupcake papers in tins
  • In a medium bowl, whisk together cocoa, flour and baking soda
  • Cream butter and sugar with mixer on medium-high, until pale. Add brown sugar and beat until fluffy.
  • Add eggs, one at a time, beating well and scraping bowl. Mix in sour cream.
  • On low, add flour mixture in three batches, alternating with buttermilk, and beginning and ending with flour, until just combined.
  • Divide batter among papers, filling 3/4 full.
  • Bake until firm to the touch and a cake tester inserted in centers comes out clean, 15 to 20 minutes. Allow to cool.

Chocolate Mousse Icing

Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 cups cream, cold
  • 225 g chocolate, melted, warm

Directions

  • Whisk cream in a medium bowl until soft peaks form and then pour in warm chocolate and mix quickly to incorporate
  • Refrigerate until cool and place in a piping bag and pipe on cupcakes immediately. If it chills too much it will get too stiff so only chill about 5-10 minutes

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