Devilishly Delicious Chocolate Cupcakes

Devilishly Delicious Chocolate Cupcakes

Prep:
30 mins
Cooking:
18 mins
Level:
Easy
Cooling:
20 mins
Yields:
14 cupcakes

This is definitely not your child’s cupcake! Reward yourself with this indulgent chocolate cupcake topped with a chocolate buttercream frosting!

Ingredients

Directions

FOR CUPCAKES:
PREHEAT
oven to 350º F. Paper-line 14 muffin cups.

MICROWAVE chocolate in small, uncovered, microwave-safe bowl on MEDIUM-HIGH (70%) power for 45 seconds; STIR. If pieces retain some of their original shape, microwave at additional 10- to 15-second intervals, stirring just until melted. Cool to room temperature.

COMBINE flour, cocoa, baking soda and salt in small bowl. Combine buttermilk and water in small glass measure. Beat brown sugar, oil, eggs and vanilla extract in large mixer bowl on high for 2 minutes. Beat in melted chocolate. Beat flour mixture into creamed mixture alternately with buttermilk mixture. Spoon into prepared muffin cups, filling 3/4 full.

BAKE for 18 to 23 minutes or until wooden pick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool in pan for 10 minutes; remove to wire rack to cool completely. Frost with Bittersweet Chocolate Buttercream Frosting.

FOR DARK CHOCOLATE BUTTERCREAM FROSTING:
MICROWAVE
chocolate in small, uncovered, microwave-safe bowl on MEDIUM-HIGH (70%) power for 45 seconds; STIR. If pieces retain some of their original shape, microwave at additional 10- to 15-second intervals, stirring just until melted. Cool to room temperature.

BEAT butter and vanilla extract in medium mixer bowl until light and fluffy. Beat in melted chocolate until blended, scraping occasionally. Gradually beat in powdered sugar until light and fluffy. If icing is too thick, add milk, 1 teaspoon at at a time, to desired consistency. Makes 1 1/2 cups.

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Nutritional Information

  • Serving Size
    1/14 cupcakes of recipe
  • Calories 370
  • Calories from Fat 190

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

% Daily Value *

  • Total Fat 22g 33%
  • Saturated Fat 9g 46%
  • Cholesterol 65mg 21%
  • Sodium 160mg 7%
  • Carbohydrates 43g 14%
  • Dietary Fiber 2g 7%
  • Sugars 32g
  • Protein 4g
  • Vitamin A 6%
  • Vitamin C 0%
  • Calcium 4%
  • Iron 6%

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