Chocolate and Salted Caramel Cupcakes

Chocolate and Salted Caramel Cupcakes by Blueberry Kitchen

 

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Chocolate cupcakes drizzled with salted caramel and topped with a salted caramel buttercream frosting ~

Ingredients –
For the cupcakes –
40g/ 1 1/2oz/ 3 tbsp unsalted butter, at room temperature
135g/ 4 3/4oz/ 1 cup soft brown sugar
1 egg
120g/ 4 1/4oz/ 1 cup plain flour
30g/ 1oz/ 1/4 cup cocoa powder
2 tsp baking powder
pinch salt
100ml/ 3 1/2 fl oz/ 1/2 cup whole milk

For the salted caramel –
35g/ 1 1/4 oz/ 2 tbsp unsalted butter
50g/ 1 3/4oz/ 1/4 cup soft brown sugar
25g / 1oz/ 1 tbsp golden syrup (or corn syrup if you can’t get golden syrup)
50ml/ 1 1/2 fl oz/ 1/4 cup double cream
1 tsp sea salt

For the icing –
225g/ 8oz/ 1 3/4 cup icing sugar/ powdered sugar
55g/ 2oz/ 1/2 stick unsalted butter, at room temperature
1 tbsp whole milk
4 tablespoons salted caramel sauce + extra for drizzling

makes approx 6 cupcakes

Chocolate and salted caramel cupcakes

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