Purple Velvet Cupcakes with Blackberry Frosting


Use up an abundance of blackberries with these irresistible chocolate and berry cupcakes - they're almost too pretty to eat

What you will need

300g blackberries, plus 12 extra for decoration Blackberry blak-bear-ee A purply black-coloured berry comprising many individual seed-containing fruits surrounding a…

100g butter Butter butt-err Butter is made when lactic-acid producing bacteria are added to cream and churned to make an…

100g milk chocolate, broken into chunks

225g self-raising flour

175g golden caster sugar

2 tbsp cocoa powder

2 large eggs, beaten Egg egg The ultimate convenience food, eggs are powerhouses of nutrition, packed with protein and a…

a little red or purple artificial food colouring

100g unsalted butter, at room temperature

400g icing sugar, sifted

1 tsp vanilla extract


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