Rich Chocolate Cupcakes

Rich Chocolate Cupcakes

Prep:
15 mins
Cooking:
20 mins
Level:
Easy
Cooling:
15 mins
Yields:
20 cupcakes

Super-creamy, super-rich and ultra-decadent, these luscious Rich Chocolate Cupcakes with their buttery frosting will make you cry for more!

Ingredients

  • CUPCAKES
  • 1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 2/3 cup NESTLÉ® TOLL HOUSE® Baking Cocoa
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 1/2 cups granulated sugar
  • 1/2 cup (1 stick) butter or margarine, softened
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 cup milk
  • MILK CHOCOLATE FROSTING
  • 1 3/4 cups (11.5-ounce package) NESTLÉ® TOLL HOUSE® Milk Chocolate Morsels
  • 6 tablespoons butter or margarine, softened
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 2 1/2 cups sifted powdered sugar
  • 1/4 cup milk
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract

Directions

PREHEAT oven to 350° F. Paper-line 20 muffin cups.

FOR CUPCAKES:
COMBINE
flour, cocoa, baking soda and salt in small bowl. Beat sugar, butter, eggs and vanilla extract in large mixer bowl. Gradually beat in flour mixture alternately with milk. Spoon 1/4 cup batter into each prepared muffin cup.

BAKE for 18 to 20 minutes or until wooden pick inserted in centers comes out clean. Cool in pans for 5 minutes; remove to wire racks to cool completely. Frost with Milk Chocolate Frosting.

FOR MILK CHOCOLATE FROSTING:
MICROWAVE
morsels, butter and salt in medium, uncovered, microwave-safe bowl on MEDIUM-HIGH (70%) power for 1 minute; STIR. The morsels may retain some of their original shape. If necessary, microwave at additional 10- to 15-second intervals, stirring just until morsels are melted. Transfer to large mixer bowl. Gradually beat in sugar alternately with milk. Stir in vanilla extract.


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Nutritional Information

  • Serving Size
    1/20 cupcakes of recipe
  • Calories 330
  • Calories from Fat 130

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

% Daily Value *

  • Total Fat 15g 22%
  • Saturated Fat 8g 42%
  • Cholesterol 45mg 16%
  • Sodium 250mg 10%
  • Carbohydrates 50g 17%
  • Dietary Fiber .5g 3%
  • Sugars 40g
  • Protein 3g
  • Vitamin A 6%
  • Vitamin C 0%
  • Calcium 2%
  • Iron 4%

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