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Mary Mint is a soft, moist, rich chocolate cupcake with a light and fluffy mint frosting with a sprinkle of chocolate flakes as well as cake topper with a photo of your choice. The following récipe will make a batch of 12 cupcakes.

Ingredients:

For the cupcakes:

  • 115g of butter, room temperature
  • 50g of cream cheese, room temperature
  • 200g of all purpose flour, sifted
  • 200g of sugar
  • 1 egg, large
  • 120ml of milk
  • 60g of cocoa powder, sifted
  • 1tsp baking powder
  • A pinch of salt

For the frosting:

  • 200g of butter, room temperature
  • 500g of powdered sugar
  • of mint extract
  • Milk chocolate crumbles, for decoration
  • 2 drops of green food coloring

Instructions:

For the cupcakes:

  1. Preheat an electric oven to 190º C.
  2. Take a large bowl and soften the butter and cream chesse together, keep mixing until they become one texture.
  3. Add the egg and keep whisking until light and fluffy.
  4. Incorporate salt, sugar and half of the milk, combine well.
  5. Sift the dry ingredients into the bowl, pour the second half of the milk and start to fold in all the ingredients until you get smooth mix with no clumps.
  6. Pour the batter into the cupcake liners of your preference. (Remember to fill just ¾ of the liners).
  7. Bake for 18 minutes or until you are able to insert a toothpick in the middle of the cupcake and it comes out clean.
  8. Leave on the side to cool.

For the mint frosting:

  1. With the help of a whisker or an electric mixer at low speed, soften the butter and add the mint extract.
  2. Start adding the powdered sugar in three or four batches.
  3. Start adding Green food colouring (two drops is normally enough).
  4. When everything is already incorporated, whisk at high speed for 20 seconds.

To assemble:

  1. Ensure the cupcakes are cooled to stop the icing from melting and running.
  2. Take each cupcake and with a pastry bag and your tip of preference, add the mint frosting on top.
  3. Sprinkle the chocolate flakes onto the top of each cake

Want to personalise your cakes with any photo or image, simply click below to head to our product customiser where you can add your image as well as text.