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Spooky Spider Choc Chip Buns

Tue, 30 October 2018

Spooky Spider Choc Chip Buns

Ingredients

  • 250g / 8oz Odlums Self Raising Flour
  • 125g / 4oz Caster Sugar
  • 12g / 1/4oz Cocoa
  • 50g / 2oz Chocolate Chips
  • 1 Level Teaspoon Baking Powder
  • 1 Large Egg
  • 150ml / 1/4 pint Milk
  • 1/2 teaspoon Vanilla Essence
  • 125g / 4oz Butter

 

To Decorate

For Buttercream:

  • 125g/4oz Butter (room temperature)
  • 225g/8oz Icing sugar (sieved) mixed with Cocoa Powder for chocolate topping & orange food colouring (mix red & yellow if orange not available) for Halloween
  • Plastic Spider/Halloween Novelty & sprinkles

 

Method

  1. Preheat oven to 175°C/325°F/Gas 3.
  2. Melt margarine and allow to cool.
  3. In a large bowl combine all dry Ingredients.
  4. Mix the egg, milk and vanilla essence into the cooled margarine.
  5. Now add the wet Ingredients to the dry ones and mix to make a very soft mixture.
  6. Spoon into bun cases, making each case about two thirds full.
  7. Bake for 20 30 minutes until golden brown and cooked through.

Note

Makes 12 muffins if using bun cases or 8 muffins if muffin cases used.

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