Chocolate Cupcakes

Ingredients
2 eggs
100g unsalted butter softened
100g self-raising flour
100g golden caster sugar
1tsp baking powder
3 tbsp cocoa powder
1 tsp vanilla essence
6 tbsp milk

Buttercream
Handful of white chocolate buttons melted
150g Butter
150g Icing sugar
Sugar decorations

Heat oven to 160 fan. I weigh out all the ingredients into bowls for the children and let them get on with it.
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They cream the butter and sugar together, then mix in the eggs. Then in goes the flour and baking powder, then cocoa powder. Add vanilla essence and milk. Mix until left with light smooth batter.

They divide mixture between 12 cupcake cases.

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Children then hand tin to me to put in oven. Bake for 20 minutes.

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Meanwhile melt chocolate buttons. Gradually sift and mix the icing sugar into the butter. Once all mixed add melted white chocolate.

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The children can then decorate the cakes.

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