For 12 cupcakes :
70g milk chocolate ( the pastry )
160 ml water
2 tablespoons of cocoa
150 grams of flour
1 teaspoon baking powder ½
50 g ground almonds
100 gr of butter
200 grams of brown sugar
1/2 teaspoon of peppermint
Preheat oven to 160 º.
Melt chocolate with water in a saucepan or in the microwave and let it temper . Meanwhile, mix the flour with cocoa and ground almonds .
Cream butter and sugar. Add the eggs one by one and then the mint oil . Add the flour mixture , cocoa and almonds and finally the melted chocolate. Divide the mixture among the molds cupcakes and bake about 25 minutes.
Buttercream for :
250g unsalted butter at room temperature
450g icing sugar
1/2 teaspoon peppermint oil ( or to taste)
6 teaspoons milk
Putting it all together in a bowl and mix at low speed one minute, then on medium speed for 4 minutes. Stain with dye paste / green gel.
eventually just add chocolate eggs and enjoy ! ! ! ! !