Cupcake time!! ๐Ÿ˜๐Ÿ’|| RECIPE

Saturday’s bring with them quiet moments of rest and some fun baking for our house! The kitchen is filled with the rather sweet aroma of chocolate as our s mother whips up a batch of her famous Chocolate Cupcakes topped with a delicious Chocolate Butter Cream Frosting. ๐Ÿ˜ Cherries added for an extra special and delicious finishing touch! ๐Ÿ’I am looking forward to sitting down to one or two of these tonight.๐Ÿ˜Š๐Ÿ’— This recipe has been a family favorite for soooo many years! So, from our family to yours๐Ÿ˜‰, sharing the Garlands of Grace Family Favorite Chocolate Cupcake Recipe. Grab an apron, mix up a batch, and ENJOY!

Cupcake Ingredients:

  • 2 C. White Granulated Sugar
  • 1-3/4 C. All-Purpose White Flour
  • 3/4 C. Cocoa Powder
  • 1-1/2 tsp Baking Powder
  • 1-1/2 tsp Baking Soda
  • 1 tsp Salt
  • 2 Eggs
  • 1 C. Milk
  • 1/2 C. Oil of choice! (We use Coconut oil or melted butter! Coconut oil is my personal favorite for this recipe)
  • 1 TBS Vanilla Extract
  • 1 C. Extra Hot Coffee (can be substituted for Boiling Water)

Frosting Ingredients:

  • 1/2 C. Butter (softened)
  • 2/3 C. Cocoa Powder
  • 3 C. Powdered Sugar
  • 1/3 C. milk
  • 1/2 TBS vanilla extract

Instructions:

DIRECTIONS

  • 1. Heat oven to 350ยฐF. Grease and line a 12 cup cupcake pan with Cupcake liners.
  • 2. Stir together sugar, flour, cocoa, baking powder, baking soda and salt in large bowl. Add eggs, milk, oil and vanilla; beat on medium speed of mixer 2 minutes. Stir in boiling coffee or water (batter will be thin). Evenly pour batter into prepared muffin cups.
  • 3. Bake 15 to 20 minutes or until wooden pick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool COMPLETELY!
  • While cooling, prepare frosting!
  • Add softened butter whip in cocoa powder with hand mixer or kitchen aid. Alternately add powdered sugar and milk, beating to spreading consistency.
  • Add small amount additional milk, if needed. Stir in vanilla.
  • Frost cupcakes and ENJOY!

NOTE: recipe adapted from Hersheys.com

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