Cakes & Muffins

Chocolate Date Cupcakes

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Serves
12
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Cadbury Chocolate Date Cupcakes

These little cakes are moist and full of flavour. Serve as a tea-time treat or warm as a little pudding with a scoop of ice cream!

What you need

Finely grated rind and juice of 1 orange
Water
2/3 cup fresh dates, pitted and chopped
½ cup CADBURY Bournville Cocoa
60g CADBURY Dark Chocolate Melts
½ cup brown sugar
2 eggs
½ teaspoon vanilla
½ teaspoon bicarbonate of soda
1/3 cup cornflour

Icing sugar, to serve

Make it

  1. MAKE juice up to 2/3 cup with water, then combine with the dates in a saucepan, bring to the boil then remove from the heat. Transfer mixture to food processor; add cocoa and chocolate and pulse to combine. Stand for 2 minutes before adding remaining ingredients and process just until smooth.
  2. SPOON into 12 x 1/3 cup capacity patty paper lined muffin pans.
  3. BAKE in a moderately slow oven 160°C for 20-25 minutes or until cooked when tested. Cool on a wire rack for 10 minutes before turning out of pan to cool. Serve warm or cool dusted with icing sugar .