Spicy Chocolate Cupcakes

Spicy Chocolate Cupcakes

  • Preparation 30 min
  • Cooking 25 min
  • Chilling 1 h
  • Makes 12 cupcakes
  • Freezes Yes
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Ingredients

  • Cupcakes

    • 1 1/2 cups (375 ml) all-purpose flour, sifted
    • 1/2 teaspoon (2.5 ml) baking soda
    • 1 pinch salt
    • 1/2 cup (125 ml) milk
    • 1/2 cup (125 ml) water
    • 1/4 cup (60 ml) sugar
    • 3/4 cup (180 ml) cocoa powder, sifted
    • 1/4 teaspoon (1 ml) ground cinnamon
    • 1/4 teaspoon (1 ml) cayenne
    • 1/2 teaspoon (2.5 ml) ground Szechuan peppercorns
    • 1 pinch ground cardamom
    • 3/4 cup (180 ml) unsalted butter, softened
    • 1 cup (250 ml) brown sugar
    • 2 eggs
  • Ganache Icing

    • 8 oz (225 g) semi-sweet chocolate, chopped
    • 1 cup (250 ml) 35% cream
    • 3 tablespoons (45 ml) corn syrup
    • 1/4 teaspoon (1 ml) cayenne
    • 1/4 teaspoon (1 ml) ground Szechuan peppercorns
    • 1 pinch ground cardamom
    • 1 pinch ground cinnamon
    • 3 tablespoons (45 ml) cold butter, cut into small pieces

Preparation

  • Cupcakes

  • Ganache Icing

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