Vegan Friendly Chocolate Cupcakes
Cook Time 1 hour
150g plain flour (can use buckwheat or gluten free flour)
20g cocoa powder
50g 70% dark chocolate, grated
20g 70% dark chocolate, chopped
8g baking powder
50ml vegetable or nut oil
For the Ganache
50ml milk substitute of choice
100g 70% dark chocolate
icing sugar and a pinch of salt to taste
Preheat the oven to 170°C.
Finely grate the chocolate and set aside the chopped to mix in last.
Combine all other cupcake ingredients and mix to a smooth batter. Add chopped chocolate. Divide into cupcake papers and bake for 20-25 minutes. Allow to cool.
For the ganache combine the milk substitute and chocolate in a bowl and gently melt.
Add a touch of water if it looks like it is splitting slightly.
Add sugar and salt as required and combine to a smooth glossy mass.
Set aside to cool slightly and then mix into the margarine.
Allow to cool for a couple of hours for easier piping.
Top each cupcake generously.