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Decadent Chocolate Strawberry Cupcakes: A sweet symphony of flavors and textures

Decadent Chocolate Strawberry Cupcakes: A sweet symphony of flavors and textures

Unveil the perfect blend of rich chocolate and tangy strawberries with these decadent Chocolate Strawberry Cupcakes. Each cupcake combines a moist chocolate base with a heart of delicious strawberry filling, topped with a silky, moist frosting. These treats are not just a dessert, but a celebration of delicious contrasts.

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Why you will love it

Perfect for chocolate and fruit lovers, these cupcakes balance the deep, intense flavor of chocolate with the bright, sweet notes of fresh strawberries. The smooth, rich glaze adds a luxurious texture that makes every bite deeply satisfying.

Perfect opportunity

Ideal for any celebration, these cupcakes shine at birthday parties, romantic dinners or as a special treat at festive gatherings. They are also wonderful as a homemade gift to show someone how much you care.

Decorating Tips

Decorate these cupcakes with a slice of fresh strawberry or a dusting of cocoa powder for a sophisticated look. For special occasions, consider using decorative cupcake liners and a sprinkle of edible glitter for that extra sparkle.

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Ingredients

  • Cupcake base:
    • 1 1/2 cups cake flour
    • 1 teaspoon of baking powder
    • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
    • 3/4 cup granulated sugar
    • 1/2 cup vegetable oil
    • 1/2 cup whole milk
    • 1/2 cup hot water
    • 1 egg
    • 1 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
    • 1/4 teaspoon of salt
    • 1/3 cup Dutch pressed cocoa powder
  • Strawberry replaces the word nice with emptypping:
    • 1 1/2 cup strawberries (can be fresh or frozen)
    • 1 tablespoon of water
    • 2 teaspoons of sugar (optional)
  • Icing:
    • 1/2 cup unsalted butter, room temperature
    • 2 cups powdered sugar
    • 2 teaspoons of vanilla extract
    • 1 tablespoon heavy whipped cream or milk
    • 1 tablespoon reserved strawberry filling
  1. Preheat and prepare: Heat your oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit. Line a cupcake mold with paper liners.
  2. Mix the dry ingredients: In a bowl, combine the cake flour, baking powder, baking soda, cocoa powder and salt.
  3. Combine wet ingredients: In another bowl, mix the oil, egg, sugar, milk and vanilla. Mix them well.
  4. Prepare the dough: Alternately add dry ingredients and hot water to wet mixture, stirring until smooth.
  5. Cook: Pour the batter into the cupcake liners until each is 3/4 full. Bake for 20 to 23 minutes or until a toothpick inserted comes out clean. Let cool.
  6. Cook the filling: Combine strawberries, water and sugar (if using) in a saucepan over medium-low heat. Cover and simmer for 10 minutes. Mash the strawberries and let them cool. Reserve a tablespoon for the icing.
  7. Prepare the frosting: In a mixing bowl, cream the butter for two minutes. Gradually add the powdered sugar, vanilla and cream, beating until light and fluffy. Stir in the strawberry filling.
  8. replaces the word nice with empty assemble: Hollow out each cupcake center, fill it with strawberry compote and place the frosting on top.
  9. Refrigerate: Cool the cupcakes until ready to serve.

Enjoy these exquisite Chocolate Strawberry Cupcakes, a perfect blend of flavors that are sure to enchant and delight for any occasion!

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