To make the chocolate sponge I first creamed together 170g baking spread and 170g caster sugar.
I added 3 eggs and mixed them in.
Then I mixed in 140g self raising flour, 30g cocoa powder and 1/2 tsp baking powder.
I divided the cupcakes into cases (I used some brown ones and some gold foil ones as I wasn’t sure which would look best!)
I baked them on 180C/160C Fan/350F/Gas Mark 4 for 25 minutes.
When they were cool I used a cupcake corer to remove a section from the middle.
I filled each hole with some Carnation caramel.
I made a buttercream by mixing together 150g baking spread, 300g icing sugar and 1 tsp vanilla extract. I then added 75g melted Galaxy chocolate and mixed until smooth.
I piped the buttercream onto each cupcake to resemble a nest, then placed 3 Golden Galaxy Eggs into the middle.
These cupcakes are so decadent and indulgent! The sponge is light, the caramel is rich and the buttercream has that hint of chocolate flavour that is fully satisfied by the shimmering golden eggs. And if you don’t tell your friends and family about the caramel inside, they will get a yummy surprise when they dig in!
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Chocolate & Caramel Golden Egg Cupcakes
- 320 g Baking spread
- 170 g Caster sugar
- 3 Eggs
- 140 g Self raising flour
- 30 g Cocoa powder
- 1/2 tsp Baking powder
- About 1/3 can of Carnation Caramel
- 300 g Icing sugar
- 1 tsp Vanilla extract
- 2 packs of Golden Galaxy Eggs
- 75 g Galaxy chocolate melted
To make the chocolate sponge cream together 170g of the butter and the caster sugar
Add the eggs and mix them in
Mix in the self raising flour, cocoa powder and baking powder
Divide the cupcakes into 12 muffin cases and bake them on 180C/160C Fan/350F/Gas Mark 4 for 25 minutes
When they are cool use a cupcake corer or a knife to remove a section from the middle of each cupcake
Fill each hole with some of the Carnation caramel
Made a buttercream by mixing together 150g of the baking spread, the icing sugar and the vanilla extract. Then add the melted Galaxy chocolate and mix until smooth
Pipe the buttercream onto each cupcake to resemble a nest, then place 3 Golden Galaxy Eggs into the middle