Chocolate Cherry Cupcakes

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READY IN: 55mins
SERVES: 12
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Preheat the oven to 180C/gas mark 4.
  • Melt the butter in a heavy bottomed pan.
  • When it's nearly comletely melted, stir in the chocolate.
  • Leave it for a moment to begin softening, then take the pan off the heat and stir with a wooden spoon until the butter and chocolate are smooth and melted.
  • Now add the cherry jam, sugar, salt and eggs.
  • Stir with a wooden spoon and when all is pretty well amalgamated stir in the flour.
  • Scrape and pour into the muffin papers standing in a muffin tin and bake for 25 minutes.
  • Cool in the pan for 10 minutes before turning out.
  • When the cupcakes are cool, break the chocolate for the icing into little piecesand add them to the cream in a saucepan.
  • Bring to the boil, remove from the heat and whisk the mixture either by hand, or with an electric mixer till it's thick and smooth.
  • Ice the cakes with a spoon and put a cherry on the centre of each cake.
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