Chocolate Chilli Cupcakes


  • Flour: 180g
  • Caster sugar: 150g
  • Cocoa powder: 15g
  • Vegetable oil: 75g
  • Baking soda: 1 tsp
  • Vinegar: 1 tbsp
  • Green chilli chopped: 3
  • Water: 250ml

For ganache:

  • Dark chocolate chopped: 200g
  • Heavy Cream: 100ml
  • Green Chillies Chopped: 3


Step 1. Mix all the dry ingredients (flour, caster sugar, cocoa powder, baking soda) in a bowl and whisk well

Step 2. Incorporate the wet ingredients (water, vinegar, vegetable oil) into the mixture

Step 3. Add chopped chillies to the mixture

Step 4. Pour the batter into cupcake moulds and bake at 180C for 20mins

Step 5. For the ganache, heat the heavy cream and add in the chillies

Step 6. Pour the mixture over the chopped dark chocolate

Step 7. Let the cupcakes cool down for 5-10mins

Step 8. Pipe the ganache over and sprinkle some cocoa powder over the cupcakes and enjoy the cupcakes! 

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