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Hi-hat 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.

Method

For the cupcakes

  • Preheat the oven to 160ο C (320ο F) set to fan.
  • In a mixer’s bowl add the butter, the sugar, the vanilla extract, and beat with the whisk attachment at high speed, for 3-4 minutes, until fluffy.
  • Add the eggs one by one and, once they are homogenized, stop the mixer. Wait for each egg to be incorporated before adding the next.
  • Add the flour, the cocoa powder, the baking powder, the salt, the milk, and beat for 10 seconds.
  • Transfer to a pastry bag and fill a 12-cup muffin pan, after placing cupcake liners inside the cups. 
  • Bake them for 20-25 minutes and let them cool.

For the Italian meringue

  • In a pot add the water, the sugar, and boil until it reaches 116ο C (240ο F).
  • In a mixer’s bowl add the egg whites, the salt, the vanilla extract, and beat with the whisk attachment at high speed, until the mixture firms up and becomes a thick meringue.
  • Transfer the syrup into the mixer’s bowl very slowly (in a steady stream) without stopping the mixer, and keep beating for 4-5 minutes until the mixture’s temperature drops.
  • Transfer to a pastry bag with a round tip and set it aside.

To assemble

  • Remove the cupcake liners and use a knife to make a small hole at the top of the cupcakes. 
  • Divide the dulce de leche among them, cover with the meringue, and refrigerate them for 2 hours to cool.
  • Dip into the melted chocolate until the meringue is covered and set aside to set.
  • Serve with the white chocolate couverture.
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Nutritional
Chart

Nutrition information per portion

541
Calories (kcal)
27 %

Calories

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.

24.0
Total Fat (g)
34 %

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.

15.0
Saturated Fat (g)
75 %

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.

71.0
Total Carbs (g)
27 %

Carbohydrates

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.

56.0
Sugars (g)
62 %

Sugars

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.

8.0
Protein (g)
16 %

Protein

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.

3.9
Fibre (g)
16 %

Fibers

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.

0.33
Sodium (g)
6 %

Salt

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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