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Thanksgiving Cupcakes

For our American friends at home or away, these Thanksgiving Cupcakes will be gobbled-up in minutes.

For another fun Thankgiving idea, this Turkey Platter is a real crowd-pleaser!

Prep Time: 30 minutes
Cook Time: 20 to 25 minutes
Makes: 12 Cupcakes
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For the Cupcakes:

100 g dark chocolate
175 g butter
225 g caster sugar
3 eggs
125 g self-raising flour
pinch of salt
70 g soft butter
150 g icing sugar
10 g cocoa
1 tbsp milk

For Decoration:

Oreo cookies
Mini marshmallows
black writing icing pen
red icing pen
dummy jelly sweets x 12
  1. Preheat the oven to 180 C (160 C Fan)/350 F/Gas Mark 4
  2. Line a muffin tin with cupcake cases.
  3. Melt the butter and chocolate together in a bowl over simmering water until runny.
  4. Add the sugar and eggs, flour and salt.
  5. Whisk until fluffy using an electric hand whisk. Spoon into cases. Bake for 20 to 25 minutes and then leave to cool.
  6. Whisk together butter, icing sugar cocoa and milk. Spread the icing over the cupcakes.
  7. Put one half of an Oreo Cookie on top of the cupcake. Make eyes from the mini marshmallows and add eyeballs with the red icing pen. Stick the nose on with icing, adding a little extra red icing on the tip and arrange the M&M’s for feathers.

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