Chocolate Vanilla Cupcakes
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
- 1 3/4 C Flour
- 2 C Sugar
- 1 C Cocoa
- 1 1/2 TSP Baking Soda
- 1 1/2 TSP Baking Powder
- 1 TSP Salt
- 2 Eggs
- 1 C Whole Milk
- 1/2 C Oil
- 2 TSP Vanilla
- 1 C Boiling Water
- 1 C soft unsalted butter
- 4 C powdered sugar
- 4 TBSP heavy whipping cream
-Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
-Mix the flour, sugar, cocoa, baking soda, baking powder, and salt in a bowl.
-In a separate bowl add the eggs, whole milk, oil, and vanilla.
-Add the bowl containing the eggs, whole milk, oil, and vanilla to the bowl holding the dry ingredients.
-Mix all together until fully incorporated.
-Beat for 3 minutes on medium.
-Slowly add the boiling water starting with a small amount then pour in the remaining boiling water.
-The batter may be a little runny.
-Scoop batter into cupcake paper liners until 3/4 full.
-Bake at 350 degrees for 20-25 minutes.
-Remove from oven and allow to cool for 10 minutes.
-Remove from cupcake tin and place on a wire rack to cool completely before frosting.
-Cream the butter and powder sugar until it looks light and creamy.
-If it doesn’t cream add several drops of the heavy whipping cream until it creams.
-Test to see if the frosting can form and hold a stiff peak by taking a spoonful of frosting and turning the spoon upside down. If the frosting stays on the spoon it is ready if not then….
– Add more powder sugar 1/2 C at a time…. mix well.
-Test to make sure that the frosting can make and hold a stiff peak.
-If ready scoop the frosting into a pastry bag with a large tip.(13 inch)
-Twist the open end of the pastry bag to push the frosting to the tip.
-Frost from the cupcake edges inward to the center of the cupcake.
Calories: 1137kcal | Carbohydrates: 128g | Protein: 12g | Fat: 70g | Saturated Fat: 31g | Cholesterol: 184mg | Sodium: 1177mg | Potassium: 539mg | Fiber: 7g | Sugar: 84g | Vitamin A: 1485IU | Calcium: 164mg | Iron: 5mg