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Christmas Cupcakes: Chocolate Peppermint Cupcakes

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Super chocolaty devils food cake meets the cool crunch of peppermint in this recipe to create the perfect Christmas cupcake! These cupcakes are not only impressive looking and heavenly to eat but they are super easy to make! Great to take into work or for kids Christmas parties. I'm not even a real big fan of minty desserts but I can never just eat one of these beauties.
Ingredients
Dry ingredients
  All purpose flour 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Baking soda 2 Teaspoon
  Baking powder 1 Teaspoon
  Salt 1 Teaspoon
  Unsweetened cocoa powder 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
  Sugar 2 Cup (32 tbs)
Wet ingredients
  Hot coffee 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Milk 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Vegetable oil 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Eggs 2 Large
  Vanilla extract 1 Teaspoon
  Candy canes 7 Medium, crushed, divided (3/4 cup used in the batter; rest for garnishing)
  Semi sweet chocolate chips 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
For the topping
  Cool whip 8 Ounce
  Semi sweet chocolate chips 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs), melted (as required to drizzle over the cool whip)
Directions

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Things You Will Need
1. Mixer
2. Cupcake baking tin
3. Cupcake liners

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Dessert
Taste: 
Sweet
Method: 
Baked
Dish: 
Cake
Occasion: 
Christmas
Ingredient: 
Unsweetened Cocoa
Preparation Time: 
10 Minutes
Cook Time: 
20 Minutes
Ready In: 
30 Minutes
Servings: 
6
Tradition never fails. This video shows how to prepare classic chocolate cupcake. Add peppermint to it, well it all the more better. Chocolate addicts are going to love these super moist, deliciously rich and easy to make cupcakes. Next time, surprise your yourself with these cupcakes. A sure must for dessert or just over coffee.

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