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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