Zelda Heart Container Cupcakes

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These Zelda theme cupcakes make a thoughtful and inexpensive gift for your honey this valentines day.

this Instructable includes a fool-proof chocolate cupcake recipe. The cupcakes themselves are super duper easy and quick to make and always disappear *very* quickly whenever i make them round our house :)

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Step 1: You will need

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Makes 10 muffin sized cakes.


a) 1 tablespoon icing sugar
b) 150ml milk
c) 175g self raising flower
d) 150ml corn oil
e) 150g caster sugar
f) 2.5 tablespoons of cocoa powder
g) 1 teaspoon bicarbonate of soda
h) 100g dark chocolate (70% cocoa solids minimum)
i) 397g can of Carnation Caramel
2 eggs (i forgot to take a picture 0_0 )

For the heart Decorations:

Flat red sweets. I used a roll of sour red candy
White icing. I used "Queen" white chocolate fudge writing icing because the nozzle was small)

a) Baking sheet or cupcake tray
b) Spoon
c) Fork
d) Measuring spoons
e) Seive
f) Mixing bowl
g) Measuring jug
h) cake cases - i used muffin cases for extra large cupcakes, nom!
i) Timer
j) Scales
k) Spatula  or wooden spoon
l) Small spatula (useful for icing, you could use a butter knife)

Scissors (not pictured)

Step 2: Combine the ingredients

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1) Pre heat your oven to 180º C

2) Prepare the dry ingredients: Sieve the flour and cocoa powder into your mixing bowl

3) Add the bicarbonate of soda and caster sugar

4) Use the spatula to mix to an even colour

5) Prepare the wet ingredients:  In your mixing jug measure the corn oil, and add the milk

6) Add in the eggs, and 2 tablespoons of the Carnation Caramel

7) Give the oil/milk/egg mixture a good mix with a fork to combine it with the caramel. And pour the wet ingredients into the bowl of dry ingredients.

8) Mix all the ingredients together thoroughly, scrape the bottom of the bowl a couple of times to make sure there isn't a sneaky pocket of dry ingredients

Wow. Attractive.
ultranewt3 years ago
easily converted to minecraft heart cupcakes
Littlesova4 years ago
Thanks so much for this! My fiancé loves Zelda and I was looking for an interesting way to give him a Zelda themed cake.
D00M994 years ago
Wasn't this on Snack or
nicolo864 years ago
You eat them and you get an xtra life !!! Awesome  !!! :D

gattirenata4 years ago
yep!!! they look delicious!!!! and one of the cutest cupcakes i've ever seen!!! awesome job!!! thank you for posting this!
Rue_Ryuzaki5 years ago
those cupcakes look so i'm hungry :'(
Kryptonite5 years ago
I now have a reason to learn the Zelda theme song on flute!
learn it on the orcirina i have a zelda one 8D
Learn Hyrule Field from Ocarina of Time, it's THE BEST.
It'd be brilliant if I could find the score for flute! Sadly I cannot, any ideas?
Transpose! Take a piano version, look at the top notes, and bring it into a playable key!
And you want me to transpose? *chuckles*

Oh wait you were serious.

Well, at least I have a mother who can play piano and a bit of flute, I'll ask her!
Isn't flute in C anyway?
So you could already play it...
alittlestranger (author)  Bartboy5 years ago
i think its ingrained on my brain forever, so much time galloping across that field :)
That is my all-time favourite song from any game...
The game is legendary, any gamer from that era knows it!
M.C. Langer5 years ago
Looks delicious!! I'm not Zelda's fan, but you have awesome cupcakes! You have my vote!!
how can you possibly not be a zelda fan... i
Well, I'm from Colombia. Super Mario Bros. and Megaman were the famous ones!
alittlestranger (author)  M.C. Langer5 years ago
cheers love! :)
Robot Lover5 years ago
i would prefer any legend of zelda game over any mario game! 
actually i would prefer zelda over any game!
russm3135 years ago
This is really awesome!  Great job.  Zelda seems to be a common theme this valentines day :)
alittlestranger (author)  russm3135 years ago
yeah it seems to be! cause zeldas awesome, pow!
Looks really good, I hope this one wins!!! (Nice pictures of the cupcakes btw.)
alittlestranger (author)  someniceguyon5 years ago
me too! I would love an instructables t shirt! :D
Bartboy5 years ago
Lets put it this way, if they sold those at the bakery here, I'd be huge.
Love it,  I hope you make more Zelda goodies1
Doctor What5 years ago