Bar-One cupcakes

By Hope Malau
18 May 2016

These deliciously sweet cupcakes will just melt in your mouth.

Makes 8 Preparation: 10 min Cooking: 30 min

  • 42 g butter
  • 85 g dark brown sugar
  • 1 egg, separated
  • 60 g dark chocolate
  • 125 ml (½ c) flour
  • 2 ml (½ t) baking powder
  • 2 ml (½ t) bicarbonate of soda
  • pinch of salt
  • 125ml (½ c) milk
  • 50 g currants

  • ICING: 200 g Bar-One chocolate, sliced

  • 225 g butter

  • 15 ml (1T) milk

  • 500 ml (2 c) icing sugar

  • extra Bar-One chocolate to decorate

Preheat the oven to 180 °C. Line a cupcake baking tin with paper cases.

1 Cream the butter and brown sugar together in a mixing bowl. Add the egg yolk, beating until well blended. Melt the chocolate carefully in the microwave and add to the butter mixture.

2 Sift the flour, baking powder, bicarbonate of soda and salt into the butter mixture. Pour the milk in and mix until a smooth batter forms. Stir in the currants.

3 Whisk the egg white until soft peaks form. Using a spatula, fold into the batter.

4 Fill the cupcake cases to two-thirds and bake for 25 minutes or until cooked through. Leave to cool completely.

5 Icing: Melt the sliced Bar-One chocolate and mix in the butter and milk. Sift in the icing sugar and beat until thick and smooth. Place in a piping bag and ice the cupcakes. Place pieces of Bar-One chocolate on top.

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