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devil's food cupcakes

★★★★★ 1
a recipe by
Phyllis R Pack
Coram, NY

Recipe comes from a book called "Family Favorites, Muffins and Cupcakes-printed in England. There is no author listed.

★★★★★ 1
serves 18
prep time 30 Min
cook time 20 Min
method Bake

Ingredients For devil's food cupcakes

  • 3 1/2 Tbsp
    soft margarine
  • 1/2 c
    firmly packed brown sugar
  • 2
    large eggs
  • 3/4 c
    all purpose flour
  • 1/2 tsp
    baking soda
  • 1/4 c
    unsweetened cocoa
  • 1/2 c
    sour cream
  • 4/2 oz
    semisweet chocolate
  • 2 Tbsp
    superfine sugar
  • 2/3 c
    sour cream
  • 3 1/2 oz
    semisweet chocolate

How To Make devil's food cupcakes

  • 1
    Put 18 paper baking liners in a muffin pan.
  • 2
    Put the margarine, sugar, eggs, flour, baking soda and cocoa in a large bowl, using an electric hand mixer beat together until just smooth. Using a metal spoon, fold in the sour cream. Spoon batter into paper liners.=
  • 3
    Bake the cupcakes in a preheated 350F oven for 20 minutes or until well risen and firm to the touch. Transfer to wire rack to cool.
  • 4
    To make frosting. Break the chocolate into a heat proof bowl. Set the bowl over a gently simmering double boiler and heat unill melted, stir occasionally. Remove from heat and cool slightly, then whisk in the sugar and sour cream until combined. Spread frosting over top of cupcakes and let set in refrigerator before serving. If liked, serve decorated with chocolate curls made by shaving semisweet chocolate with potato peeler.

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