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hot fudge sundae cupcakes

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Recipe by
Gail Springsteen
Waupaca, WI

These are wonderful cupcakes! Easy to make, as you use a cake mix, saving lots of time! Adding that little bit of chocolate syrup to the water makes it an even moister and even better chocolate-flavored cupcake!

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yield serving(s)

Ingredients For hot fudge sundae cupcakes

  • 1 box
    devil's food cake mix
  • 1 1/4 c
    water--put about 1/4 inch of chocolate syrup (dark or regular) per cup of water in the bottom of the measuring cup and fill to desired amount. mix well.
  • 1/3 c
    vegetable oil
  • 3
  • chocolate candies as desribed in directions. (optional, but fun!)

How To Make hot fudge sundae cupcakes

  • 1
    Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  • 2
    Set cupcake liners in your cupcake pans. Blend all ingredients as you would for making a cake.
  • 3
    Fill cupcake liners approximately 2/3 full. For an extra treat, put a small amount of batter in the bottom of the liner, then set a Dove white chocolate promise, or a Hershey's Bliss white chocolate candy or a Lindt white chocolate truffle in the liner; then fill the rest of the way with batter. You could use chocolate candy, too, if you prefer.
  • 4
    Bake the cupcakes for about 20-25 minutes until a toothpick inserted in center of cupcake comes out clean. If you added candy, keep in mind you may hit that with the toothpick!
  • 5
    Let cupcakes cool completely, then frost with your favorite buttercream frosting, top with chocolate ganache, and top with a cherry or sparkles or anything fun if you'd like!
  • 6
    Chocolate Ganache: 1 cup heavy whipping cream 1 1/2 cups chocolate chips Pour whipping cream into saucepan. Warm over medium heat, contantly stirring until it comes to a boil. Remove from heat and gradually stir in the chocolate chips until smooth. The mixture will be a beautiful, shiny glaze. You can refrigerate leftovers and rewarm. You may have to add a little cream when rewarming.

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