January 26, 2022

Chocolate Cupcakes

I am happy to announce that Brit and I got together to bake something and IT WORKED! We made awesome chocolate cupcakes for Valentine's day!

Ingredients:
1-2/3 cups sugar
3 eggs
1 tsp. vanilla
2 cups flour
2/3 cups cocoa powder
1-1/4 tsp. baking soda
1/4 tsp. baking powder
1-1/2 cup water
1 cup mayonnaise - I know it sounds awful, but seriously it makes for an insanely moist cake.

Mix all the dry ingredients first, then add the wet. Use a hand mixer for this one because you don't want any lumps in the batter. Line your cupcake pan with liners, and fill 3/4 of the way up. It's usually about two heaping spoons full of batter - depending on the size of your cupcake/muffin tins.

Bake at 350 degrees for 15-30 minutes or until a toothpick comes out clean.

When the cupcakes are ready, we let them cool for a bit. Then we cut a few of them in half and with a heart shaped cookie cutter punched out a heart in the tops of each. Filled them with frosting (pink frosting from a can to be exact) using a piping bag - which Brit is actually insanely good with! Covered in sprinkles and little chocolate hearts we made.




Enjoy and Happy Valentine's Day!!

4 comments:

Kelly said... [Reply to comment]

YUMM! I'm glad my best friend is someone who knows how to cook & bake such yummy stuff. Bad for my waist, outstanding for my stomach.

JackieSS said... [Reply to comment]

These are adorable and look so good! I really want to try these now..or I was thinking of making these chocolate souffle cupcakes. OR both..?! lol

Bubble My Licorice said... [Reply to comment]

This is awesome
I'm gonna try to make it
I love post for Valentine's day and this cupcake is something I must learn!

Taylor said... [Reply to comment]

So cute!! I've never tried mayo in cake...you're right, it sounds awful but I can see how it would make it super moist. Just might have to try it out myself :)

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