Creamy intense chocolate flavor, topped with heavenly white chocolate cream and crunchy pistachios. This recipe you should really try yourself.
Of course, this is not one of the most low-calorie recipes. On the contrary. But it is one of the tastiest recipes. These cupcakes are a real treat for yourself (and your friends and family).
The cupcake is chocolate flavored, airy and intense. Then there is a chocolate ganache made from dark chocolate. Which you sprinkle with pistachios. The lightly salted variant, because a touch of salt and chocolate go so beautifully together. Then you add a topping of delicious creamy white chocolate butter cream. A beautiful contrast with the dark chocolate. When you take a bite and taste all these flavors at once, you end up almost in chocolate heaven.
What you should pay attention, especially in the winter is that you use the butter cream made from cows who are fed with grass. Butter from cows that have been fed with hay tends to stay a bit hard at room temperature, so you get lumps in your butter cream. Really a no-go, so petty of all the effort you have made. And of course I have some extra tips for you.
- Make sure all the ingredients for the cupcakes are at room temperature. Therefore, the cupcake become nice airy.
- If you have an oven with top and bottom heat then use it when baking cakes. The cake will bake pretty evenly heated and does not burst.
- Use good chocolate for the ganache. Otherwise you get too much oil in the topping, which is not pretty. Also make sure that the chocolate pieces where you add the cream to, are sliced small, otherwise you will not get good smooth ganache.
- The bowl in which you whisk the egg whites (which you hang above the water) must be free of grease. So before use clean it with hot water and detergent.
RECIPE THREE CHOCOLATE CUPCAKES
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