Monday, April 12, 2010

Blossoms-& Chocolate cake recipe

Chocolate fudge Cupcake, with Buttercream Icing & spring blossoms!

Chocolate Fudge Cupcake Recipe
What you need:

1 cup semi-sweet chocolate chips divided
3/4 cup (1 1/2 sticks) butter
1 1/2 cups sugar
3 eggs
2 tsp pure vanilla extract
2 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
1 tsp baking soda
1/2 tsp salt
1 1/2 cups water
Makes: 12 standard cupcakes.

Preheat oven to 350°F.
Melt 1 cup chocolate chips and butter together either in microwave oven or on top of range over low heat. Stir until chocolate is completely melted. Pour into electric mixer bowl. Add sugar; beat until well blended. Beat in eggs, one at time. Add vanilla. Stir in 1/2 cup flour, baking soda and salt; mix well. Add remaining flour and water; mix until smooth. Pour into prepared pan. Bake 20-25 minutes or until toothpick inserted comes out clean.
Cool 10 minutes in pan on rack & remove and cool completely before decorating.


Fat said...

Ok... baking? and photos of gorgeous cupcakes? you are my new best friend! thanks for the recipe for the blossoms and chocolate cake - will try it out ASAP!

Andrea said...

Have you ever done this recipe as a cake? If so, how did you modify the baking time? I am looking for a tried and true chocolate or marble cake recipe for a shower that I am baking for next weekend. Thanks!


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