Chocolate Cupcakes

Chocolate Cupcakes

These chocolate chocolate cupcakes have a stunning appearance and a rich, chocolatey sweetness. I’ve found at parties people prefer bite sized deserts so I’d recommend making 24 mini cupcakes rather than 12 large. That way you won’t find half eaten cupcakes at your party!

Cupcakes

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Cupcakes

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Cupcakes

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  • 12 cupcakes
  • 5 minutes
  • 25 minutes

Ingredients

Cupcakes

  • 2 cups flour
  • 1/2 cup cocoa powder
  • 1 tablespoon baking powder
  • 1 tsp. salt
  • 1/2 tsp. baking soda
  • 4 tablespoons butter
  • 4 oz. applesauce
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 4 oz. chocolate
  • 1 tsp. vanilla
  • 1/2 cup whole milk
  • 1/2 cup boiling water

Icing

  • 8 oz. of cream cheese
  • 1 cup of powdered sugar
  • 1/4 cup milk
  • 1 tablespoon butter

Directions

Cupcakes

  1. Preheat Oven 350 degree
  2. In a bowl combine flour, cocoa baking powder, baking soda and salt.
  3. In a food processor combine butter and sugar and process until smooth. Add the eggs, 4 oz. of chocolate pieces and vanilla. Add half of the flour mixture and ½ of the milk. Process and add the other half of the flour and the remainder of the milk. Slowly, add the hot water.
  4. Grease and fill muffin tins to top.
  5. Bake 20 25 minutes or until toothpick test comes out clean.
  6. Let cool.

Icing

  1. Combine all of the above in a food processor and process until smooth. Refrigerate.
  2. Frost cupcakes as you use them.

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