They’re a preferred cinema snack in the USA, however they’re accessible in Australia and make the premise for these unbelievable cupcakes. Substances: To Make 12 Junior Mint Chocolate Cupcakes you have to; 100 grams of darkish brown sugar 150 grams of caster sugar 125 grams of unsalted softened butter 225 grams of sifted plain flour 50 grams of sifted cocoa powder (good high quality works finest) Two eggs ½ teaspoon bicarbonate of soda ½ teaspoon baking powder Two teaspoons of vanilla extract 250 milliliters of boiling water 2 x 100 gram bins of Junior Mints 150 grams of chocolate chips Methodology: Preheat your oven to 180ºc and line your muffin tin with paper circumstances. Place the darkish brown sugar and cocoa in a heatproof bowl or jug and add within the boiling water. Whisk every thing collectively earlier than setting apart for later. Cream the caster sugar and butter collectively till fluffy and pale. Add the vanilla extract and blend in earlier than beating in a single egg at a time between spoonfuls of flour. Add the remaining flour, bicarb and baking powder. Fold within the cocoa liquid, making certain that every thing is effectively mixed. Spoon your batter into the cupcake circumstances till they’re half to 3 quarters full. Press two or three of the junior mints into the centre of every cupcake. This can be a little messy, but it surely offers you excuse to lick your fingers. Bake for about ten to fifteen minutes. Permit your cupcakes to go chilly on a wire rack earlier than you enhance. Delightfully Devilish Frosting: No cupcake is full with out frosting, and if you’re going to have a decadently scrumptious chocolate cupcake, it wants delightfully devilish frosting. You will have; 30 grams of darkish brown sugar 300 grams of excellent high quality finely chopped darkish chocolate 175 grams of unsalted butter 125 milliliters of water. Put the water, butter and brown sugar in a heavy bottomed pan and soften over a low warmth. When it has all melted collectively, take away from the warmth and add within the chocolate. Whisk the combination till it’s shiny and easy. Set the icing apart for a minimum of half and hour, whisking often. Pipe or unfold the icing over the cupcakes and if you’re feeling significantly decadent, you would even high the icing with one other Junior Mint. Simply make sure you do that earlier than the icing has time to set.