Saturday, April 17, 2010

Mother's Day Competition 9th May 2010

Whimsical Mother's Day Competition.
You could win a box of 15 cupcakes (value R 220) for your MOM for Mother's Day, send me an email (info@whimsicalcupcakes.com) and tell me why YOUR Mom deserves to win!  
Competition closes 5th May, winner will be announced on the 7th May. Collection of prize in Milnerton.

Congratulations to Belinda Van Wyk for winning our Mother's Day competition! Wishing all you mothers out there a fantastic day tommorrow and hope you're all spoilt and pampered ! :-)

Friday, April 16, 2010

MOCHA CHOC BANANA AND VANILLA BUTTERCREAM CUPCAKES

This is one of my recipes which I use often, to make bananas loaves, muffins and cupcakes.
3-4 ripe bananas, smashed
1/3 cup melted butter
¾ cup sugar
1 beaten egg
1 tsp vanilla
1 tsp baking soda
Pinch salt
1 ½ cup flour
1 tablespoon good instant coffee
Handful chocolate chips ( 125ml)
White chocolate discs for garnish
Couple dark chocolate squares for melting

Preheat oven to 175C (350F)
With a wooden spoon, mix butter into mashed bananas in mixing bowl.
Mix in sugar,egg and vanilla.
Add b/soda and salt and mix, add flour last and mix till smooth. Then fold in coffee and chocolate chips.
Pour mixture into small muffin tins and bake for 20/25 minutes.

When cooled pipe vanilla buttercream on top, drizzle melted choc and add choc disc for garnish.

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