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How to make a chocolate cupcake with apricots: a quick version of a seasonal dessert

Kateryna YagovychLS Food
Chocolate apricot cupcake. Source: Photo by Iryna Boichuk from her Instagram page

Apricots are not only the basis for making sweet jam but also a great addition to a delicate chocolate cake. A dessert with this filling is prepared as quickly as possible and will work even for beginners. A great option for a family tea party.

The idea of making a sweet apricot cake was published on the Instagram page of food blogger Iryna Boichuk (irina_boichuk_29).

How to make a chocolate cupcake with apricots: a quick version of a seasonal dessert

Ingredients:

  • apricots - 6-7 pcs.
  • sour cream - 200 grams
  • butter - 180 grams
  • eggs - 3 pcs
  • sugar - 200 grams
How to make a chocolate cupcake with apricots: a quick version of a seasonal dessert
  • flour - 250 g
  • baking powder - 1 tsp.
  • vanilla sugar - 2 sachets
  • milk chocolate
  • cream - 30 g
Butter for making dessert

Method of preparation:

1. Wash the apricots and cut into pieces.

2. In a bowl combine the butter, vanilla sugar, and regular sugar, beat with a mixer until smooth.

How to make a chocolate cupcake with apricots: a quick version of a seasonal dessert

3. Add the eggs one at a time and mix thoroughly.

4. Add sour cream and mix thoroughly with a mixer.

Sour cream for making dessert

5. Add the sifted flour and baking powder and mix well.

6. Grease a muffin tin with vegetable oil and pour 1/3 of the batter.

7. Put the apricots in a single layer.

8. Then put the second layer of dough and apricots again.

Chocolate for making dessert

9. The last layer of dough.

10. Bake in the oven at 180-200 degrees for 50 minutes.

11. After baking, remove the cupcake from the mold and let it cool for 15 minutes.

12. Turn it out onto a plate.

13. Make the fondant.

14. Break the milk chocolate bar into a bowl and add 30 grams of cream.

15. Put it in the microwave for 30 seconds, take it out, and stir it two or three times – until the fondant becomes a homogeneous consistency, like thick sour cream.

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