Thursday, May 5, 2011

Chocolate Cupcakes with a Kick

1 pkg chocolate cake mix
3 eggs
1/3 cup cooking oil
1 1/4 cups sour cream
2 Tb vanilla
1/2 -1 tsp ground chipotle pepper
1 pkg chocolate chips
2 tsp flour
1 recipe for white frosting
2 oz chocolate, chopped
1/4 cup whipping cream

  • In bowl combine cake mix, sour cream, eggs, oil, vanilla and chipotle pepper. Beat on low to combine and then mix on medium for 2 minutes.
  • Fold flour and chocolate chips into batter. Spoon into greased or lined cupcake pan. Bake at 350 degrees for 18-22 minutes or until cupcakes spring back when you touch them. Cool in pans for 5 minutes. Makes 24 cupcakes.
  • Frost with white frosting and then drizzle with chocolate. For drizzle, placed chocolate in a small bowl. Bring whipping cream to a boil over the stove. Pour over chocolate and whisk until smooth.

White Frosting

8 oz pkg softened cream cheese
1/2 cup softened butter
1/2 tsp vanilla
2 - 2 1/2 cups powdered sugar

  • Beat cream cheese and butter until combined. Add vanilla. Gradually add powdered sugar until mixture is a spreadable consistency.

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