Ferrero Rocher Cupcake

I was very excited to be told that Ferrero Rocher would be advertising on my site. You may have noticed that I love desserts! So in celebration I decided that I would bake a tribute to the great chocolate.

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This is my first Ferrero Rocher inspired dessert, but you can rest assured I have a few more planned to follow.  Top of the list had to be a cupcake!

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The cupcake itself is a moist brownie style cake which has Frangelico, honey and melted dark chocolate to give it the rich decedent flavours found in the Ferrero.  The frosting is a lush Nutella and dark chocolate butter cream icing, and the “piece de resistance”, naturally a Ferrero Rocher chocolate is perched, pride of place!

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250gm butter

150gm dark chocolate

¾ cup honey

1 cup sugar

1 cup condensed milk

1 cup Frangelico

1 ½ cups plain flour

¾ cup SR flour

¼ cup cocoa

2 eggs

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Pre heat the oven to 170 degrees.

In a saucepan over a low heat, combine the butter, chocolate, honey, sugar, condensed milk and Frangelico until all the ingredients are melted.

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Place the flours, and cocoa in a mixing bowl and pour the chocolate mixture into the flour.

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Once flours and chocolate are combined add the two eggs and mix well.

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Pour batter into prepared cupcake pan and bake.

Bake for 15-20 mins

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250gm butter

160 gm dark chocolate melted

1 cup Nutella

2 cups icing sugar

1/3 cup cream

In an electric mixer beat the butter, chocolate, Nutella and icing sugar until well combined and fluffy.

Add the cream to the mixture and beat again for about 3 mins.  The mixture should be fluffy and light and increased in volume.

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Place mixture into a piping bag and ice the cooled cupcakes. Add a Ferrero Rocher to the top of the cupcakes. Refrigerate the cupcakes. Take the cupcakes out of the fridge prior to serving to bring up to room temperature.

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If you are now craving the Ferrero, take a look at the new Ferrrero Boutique website.  Maybe do some Christmas shopping online by clicking in the lovely chocolate image to the right. I will be back tommorrow to tell you all about the launch.

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