Quick & Easy

Baby blue cupcakes

Make your baby shower special with these delicious chocolate and orange cupcakes.
baby blue
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1.Preheat oven to 170°C/340°F. Line 12-hole (⅓-cup/80ml) muffin pan with paper cases.
2.Combine chocolate, rind and juice in small saucepan; stir over low heat until mixture is smooth.
3.Beat butter, sugar and eggs in small bowl with electric mixer until light and fluffy. Stir in sifted flour and cocoa, ground almonds and warm chocolate mixture.
4.Divide mixture into paper cases; smooth tops. Bake about 25 minutes. Stand cakes in pan 5 minutes before turning, top-side up, onto wire rack to cool.
5.Dust surface with sifted icing sugar; knead ready-made icing until smooth. Knead blue colouring into icing.
6.Brush cold cakes with marmalade. Roll icing out to 5mm (¼ inch) thickness. Using cutter, cut 8cm rounds from icing. Place rounds on cakes; tie cakes with ribbon.

This recipe also makes 6 texas muffins (¾-cup/180ml); bake about 35 minutes.


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