Chocolate Cupcakes
 
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Dark rich chocolate cake, good for layer cake or 18 cupcakes.
Recipe type: Dessert
Serves: 12
Ingredients
  • DRY INGREDIENTS
  • 3 cups cake flour
  • 2 teaspoon baking soda
  • ½ teaspoon baking powder
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • CHOCOLATE
  • 1 cup Hershey’s special dark cocoa
  • ½ cup boiling water
  • ½ cup espresso
  • WET INGREDIENTS
  • 1 cup unsalted butter, softened
  • 2 cups sugar
  • 3 eggs, 1 egg yolk
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 1 cup sour cream
Instructions
  1. Mix together dry ingredients in a bowl. Set Aside.
  2. Mix espresso and boiling water. Dissolve cocoa in espresso/water.
  3. Cream together sugar and butter. Add eggs one at a time. Add vanilla.
  4. Add to this sour cream and dry ingredients, alternating and finishing with dry.
  5. Add chocolate mixture.Bake at 350 for 20-25 minutes for cupcakes, 30-35 minutes for cake.
  6. This will make two 9” cakes or up to 18 cupcakes, depending on size.
Recipe by Spinach Tiger at https://spinachtiger.com/chocolate-cupcakes-with-salty-caramel-frosting-for-the-man-who-married-me/