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Black Forest Cupcakes

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A very manageable version of the magnificent Black Forest gateaux you find in cake shops in Germany – sometimes a gal just needs chocolate, cream and cherries all together in cake form. I prefer mascarpone to whipped cream, so have included it here, but by all means substitute lightly whipped double cream if you wish. Sour cherries will give you that classic flavour in the topping.

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Ingredients

softened unsalted butter
caster sugar (golden if preferred)
medium free-range eggs
self-raising flour
cocoa powder
baking powder
milk
For the icing:
defrosted frozen or jarred pitted morello cherries (sour cherries are best)
caster sugar
mascarpone, beaten
fresh cherries, to decorate (optional)

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