Chocolate Cupcakes With Strawberry Buttercream Frosting

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Aug. 16, 2012

From scratch chocolate cupcakes that are super tasty.

Ingredients

Butter 8 Tablespoon
Bittersweet chocolate 2 Ounce , chopped
Cocoa powder 1/2 Cup (8 tbs)
All purpose flour 3/4 Cup (12 tbs)
Baking soda 1/2 Teaspoon
Baking powder 3/4 Teaspoon
Eggs 2 Large
Sugar 3/4 Cup (12 tbs)
Vanilla extract 1 1/2 Teaspoon
Salt 1/8 Teaspoon
Sour cream 1/2 Cup (8 tbs)
Strawberry butter cream frosting 1 Cup (16 tbs) (For frosting)

Directions

GETTING READY

1. Preheat the oven to 350°.

MAKING

2. In a medium heat proof bowl combine butter, chocolate pieces and cocoa.

3. Set bowl over saucepan containing water and heat until butter and chocolate are melted.

4. Whisk until smooth and combined.

5. Set bowl aside to cool.

6. In medium bowl mix flour, baking soda, and baking powder.

7. In a second medium bowl, whisk eggs to combine and then add sugar, vanilla and salt.

8. Whisk until fully incorporated.

9. Add chocolate mixture and whisk until combined.

10. Add about 1/3 of flour mixture over the chocolate mixture and whisk until combined.

11. Add the sour cream and whisk to incorporate.

12. Mix the remaining flour mixture and whisk to combine.

13. Divide batter evenly into muffin cups.

14. Bake for 20 minutes until toothpick or cake tester comes out clean.

FINALIZING

15. Frost cupcakes with strawberry butter cream frosting.

SERVING

16. Serve cupcakes with tea or coffee.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: Easy
Cook Time: 20 Minutes
Ready In: 20 Minutes
Servings: 6

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 696Calories from Fat 320

 % Daily Value*

Total Fat 37 g56.9%

Saturated Fat 17 g85%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol

Sodium 363 mg15.13%

Total Carbohydrates 95 g31.7%

Dietary Fiber 7 g28%

Sugars 67 g

Protein 9 g18%

Vitamin A % Vitamin C %

Calcium % Iron %

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet