Marbled Swirl Cupcakes (4 Points Plus)

Marbled Swirl Cupcakes (4 Points Plus)

Marbled Swirl Cupcakes

Makes 28

  • 2oz Unsweetened Chocolate, coarsely chopped
  • 1.5 cups Flour
  • 1.5 tsp Baking Powder
  • 1/2 tsp Baking Soda
  • 1/4 tsp Salt
  • 1 cup Sugar
  • 1/3 cup Unsalted Butter, softened
  • 2 Large Eggs at room temperature
  • 1/4 cup 0% Greek Yoghurt
  • 1 tsp Vanilla Extract
  • Vanilla Buttercream Frosting – see below
  • Chocolate Drizzle – see below

Place chocolate in a medium microwave safe glass bowl.  Microwave on high in 30 second intervals, stirring after each, until melted.  Stir until smooth.  Let cool to room temperature.

In a small bowl, whisk together flour, baking powder, baking soda and salt.  Set aside.

In a large bowl, using an electric mixer on medium-high speed, beat sugar and butter for 1-2 mins or until fluffy.  Add eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition.  Beat in yoghurt and vanilla.  Add flour mixture alternately with milk, making three additions of flour and two of milk and beating on low speed until smooth.

Spoon one cup of batter into melted chocolate.  Stir until blended.

Using a spoon drop dollops of chocolate batter on top of the white batter.  Swirl with the tip of a knife just once or twice, do not swirl completely or blend.

Place paper liners in well.  Fill each well with about 1.5 Tbsp batter.  Bake in Babycakes Cupcake Maker for 6 mins or until tester inserted in the center of a cupcake comes out clean.

Transfer to a wire rack to cool.

Frost with Vanilla Buttercream Frosting then drizzle with Chocolate Drizzle.

Vanilla Buttercream Frosting

  • 1/4 cup Unsalted Butter, softened
  • 1.75 cups Icing Sugar
  • 2-3 Tbsp Milk
  • 1 tsp Vanilla Extract

In a small bowl using an electric mixer, beat Butter until creamy.  Add icing sugar, milk and vanilla.  Beat until light and fluffy.

Chocolate Drizzle

  • 1/4 cup Semisweet Chocolate Chips
  • 2 Tbsp Unsalted Butter

Place chocolate chips and butter in a small microwave safe glass bowl.  Microwave on High for 30 secs.  Stir.  Microwave on High for 15 second intervals, stirring after each, until melted and smooth

Recipe courtesy of The Big Book of Babycakes Cupcake Maker Recipes.

Babycakes cookbook

 

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