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Baking Workshop: Chocolate Cupcakes

Cooking and Baking
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  • DURATION 60 mins
  • HOW TO ATTEND Attendance is live via Zoom
4.7 out of 5 Average rating

I’ve advocated Mirthy right from day 1... you feel part of this community!

Anna
, reviewed on 04 Jan 2022

Fun, educational & relaxing!

Debbie
, reviewed on 28 Feb 2022

I’m glad I found you. I said this to my wife - without Mirthy, my life would be far less richer than it is now.

Martin
, reviewed on 06 Feb 2022

Event Description

These chocolate ganache cupcakes are the perfect indulgence for chocolate lovers. It is a decadent spongy chocolate cupcake, topped with a creamy chocolate ganache frosting, and finished off with a scoop of chocolate mousse. This magnificent dessert is always a big hit, no one will guess it is so easy to make!

Here’s what you’ll need:

For the Cake:

1 1/3 cup all-purpose flour

3/4 cup granulated sugar

1/3 cup brown sugar

1/2 cup cocoa powder

1/4 tsp cinnamon

1/2 tsp baking powder

3/4 tsp salt

1 tsp baking soda

1/2 cup unsalted butter, melted

1 large egg

1 1/4 cup buttermilk

1 tsp vanilla extract

1/3 cup ganache

For the Ganache:

1 1/3 cup semi-sweet chocolate chips

1 cup heavy whipping cream

6 tbsp granulated sugar

For the Cream Cheese Ganache Frosting:

1/2 cup unsalted butter

1/2 cup cream cheese

1 tsp vanilla extract

1 pinch salt

1/4 cup cocoa powder

2 cups icing sugar

2/3 cup ganache

Additional tools:

Cake mixer or whisk

24 Cupcake liners

Cupcake pan

Piping bag and icing tips OR Large Ziploc Bag

Recipe makes 24 cupcakes

  • Duration: 60 mins
  • Online Zoom event: Join from your computer, phone or tablet (no replay available)
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Meet the Host, Erica

Erica is a passionate, self-taught baker and content creator at Erica’s Joyful Oven. She regularly dishes out recipe videos sharing her treasured family recipes and showcasing her local culture in Trinidad and Tobago. At the heart of all she shares is Erica’s heartfelt desire to see others discover a love of cooking and baking.

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