Old Fashioned Chocolate Cupcakes

Catherine Cappiello Pappas

By
@LadyGourmet

These cupcakes are light, moist and delicious!


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Serves:

1 dozen

Prep:

5 Min

Cook:

25 Min

Method:

Bake

Ingredients

for the cupcakes:
2 cups flour
½ cup cocoa powder
1 tablespoon baking powder
1 tsp. salt
½ tsp. baking soda
4 tablespoons butter
4 oz. applesauce
1 cup sugar
2 eggs
4 oz. chocolate
1 tsp. vanilla
½ cup whole milk
½ cup boiling water
for the cream cheese frosting:
8 oz. of cream cheese
1 cup of powdered sugar
¼ cup milk
1 tablespoon butter

Directions Step-By-Step

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For the Cupcakes: Preheat Oven 350 degrees: In a bowl combine flour, cocoa baking powder, baking soda and salt. In a food processor combine butter and sugar and process until smooth. Add the eggs, 4 oz. of chocolate pieces and vanilla. Add half of the flour mixture and ½ of the milk. Process and add the other half of the flour and the remainder of the milk. Slowly, add the hot water. Grease and fill muffin tins to top. Bake 20 25 minutes or until toothpick test comes out clean. Let Cool. For the Cream Cheese Frosting: Combine all of the above in a food processor and process until smooth. Refrigerate. Frost cupcakes as you use them.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cakes
Main Ingredient: Flour
Regional Style: American
Collection: Cupcake Collection
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, For Kids