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Chocolate Cupcakes

  • Vegetarian Diet

    Diet based on cereals, pulses, nuts, seeds, vegetables, fruits and other animal foods such as honey and eggs. Excludes meat, fish, mollusks.


For the cupcakes

  • Preheat oven to 160* C (320* F) Fan. Grease and flour a 12 cup cupcake pan or insert cupcake liners.
  • Finely chop the chocolate and add to a bowl with hot water. Stir until the chocolate melts. Add the cocoa and espresso powder and mix.
  • Add the heavy cream and vegetable oil. Add the eggs and vanilla extract and mix until all of the ingredients are completely combined. Add the sugar and mix.
  • Add the flour, baking soda and salt. Mix until completely combined.
  • Divide the mixture evenly between prepared cupcake pans, filling them 2/3 of the way. Bake for 25-25 minutes.
  • Allow the cupcakes to cool in the pan for 10 minutes. Remove from pan and allow to cool completely, for 1 hour.

For the cream cheese frosting

  • In the food processor, beat the butter for 5 minutes until smooth.
  • Gradually, add the icing sugar and beat until the batter becomes fluffy.
  • Then, add the cream cheese and the vanilla extract and mix until just combined.
  • Place the frosting into a piping bag and decorate the cupcakes.


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Nutrition information per portion

Calories (kcal)
36 %


Shows how much energy food releases to our bodies. Daily caloric intake depends mainly on the person’s weight, sex and physical activity level. An average individual needs about 2000 kcal / day.

Total Fat (g)
67 %

Fatty Acids

Are essential to give energy to the body while helping to maintain the body temperature. They are divided into saturated "bad" fats and unsaturated "good" fats.

Saturated Fat (g)
125 %

Saturated Fats

Known as "bad" fats are mainly found in animal foods. It is important to check and control on a daily basis the amount you consume.

Total Carbs (g)
26 %


The main source of energy for the body. Great sources are the bread, cereals and pasta. Use complex carbohydrates as they make you feel satiated while they have higher nutritional value.

Sugars (g)
63 %


Try to consume sugars from raw foods and limit processed sugar. It is important to check the labels of the products you buy so you can calculate how much you consume daily.

Protein (g)
12 %


It is necessary for the muscle growth and helps the cells to function well. You can find it in meat, fish, dairy, eggs, pulses, nuts and seeds.

Fibre (g)
5 %


They are mainly found in plant foods and they can help regulate a good bowel movement while maintaining a balanced weight. Aim for at least 25 grams of fiber daily.

Sodium (g)
8 %


A small amount of salt daily is necessary for the body. Be careful though not to overdo it and not to exceed 6 grams of salt daily

*Based on an adult’s daily reference intake of 2000 kcal.

*The nutritional chart and the symbols refer to the basic recipe and not to the serving suggestions.

*To calculate nutritional table data, we use software by Nutritics logo

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