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Chocolate Cherry Cupcakes

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Chocolate Cherry Cupcakes
 
I have to admit that I am been eating my fair share of cupcakes lately. It all starts with events and then I just keep thinking about them. This beautiful chocolate cherry cupcake is as delicious as it looks.
 
Cherry cupcake
 
Ingredients for Chocolate Cupcakes:
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
Cherry cord. ingred. 1
 
Ingredients for Cherry Frosting:
 
2 C powdered sugar
1/2 C unsalted butter
3 TBSP heavy whipping cream
1/4 C Maraschino Cherry Juice
Cheery cor. ingred. 2
 
Directions:
 
-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 15-18 minutes.
-Remove from oven and allow to cool for 10 minutes.
-Top each cupcake with the Cherry Frosting and add a Maraschino  Cherry.
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Chocolate Cherry Cupcakes

Make these yummy Chocolate Cherry Cupcakes - perfect to bring as a hostess gift to your next event or just to munch on in the house.
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Course: Desserts
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Cupcakes
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 18 minutes
Cooling Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 28 minutes
Servings: 24 cupcakes
Calories: 239kcal
Author: Aprilgolightly

Ingredients

Ingredients for Cherry Frosting

  • 2 Cup powdered sugar
  • 1/2 Cup unsalted butter
  • 3 TBSP heavy whipping cream
  • 1/4 Cup Maraschino Cherry Juice

Instructions

  • -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 15-18 minutes.
  • -Remove from oven and allow to cool for 10 minutes.
  • -Top each cupcake with the Cherry Frosting and add a Maraschino Cherry.

Nutrition

Calories: 239kcal | Carbohydrates: 36g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 10g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Cholesterol: 27mg | Sodium: 187mg | Potassium: 114mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 27g | Vitamin A: 180IU | Calcium: 35mg | Iron: 1mg

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7 thoughts on “Chocolate Cherry Cupcakes”

  1. These are too cute! My friend does a Valentine’s Day getaway for couples. She’s always looking for cute desserts to add to the list. I will have to pass this along. Thanks for linking up at the delicious dishes recipe party.

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