Sunday, June 21, 2009

Chocolate Cupcakes

Chocolate Cupcakes for John's Dad for Father's Day. I stole the recipe from Ricky.



    *HERSHEY'S "PERFECTLY CHOCOLATE" Chocolate Cake* *Ingredients:*

    - 2 cups sugar
    - 1-3/4 cups all-purpose flour
    - 3/4 cup HERSHEY'S Cocoa
    - 1-1/2 teaspoons baking powder
    - 1-1/2 teaspoons baking soda
    - 1 teaspoon salt
    - 2 eggs
    - 1 cup milk
    - 1/2 cup vegetable oil
    - 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
    - 1 cup boiling water

    1. Heat oven to 350°F. Grease and flour two 9-inch round baking pans.

    2. Stir together sugar, flour, cocoa, baking powder, baking soda and salt in
    large bowl. Add eggs, milk, oil and vanilla; beat on medium speed of mixer 2
    minutes. Stir in boiling water (batter will be thin). Pour batter into
    prepared pans.

    3. Bake 30 to 35 minutes or until wooden pick inserted in center comes out
    clean. Cool 10 minutes; remove from pans to wire racks. Cool completely.
    Frost with "PERFECTLY CHOCOLATE" CHOCOLATE FROSTING. 10 to 12 servings.

    CUPCAKES: Line muffin cups with paper bake cups. Heat oven to 350°F. Fill cups 2/3 full with batter. Bake 22 to 25 minutes. Cool completely. Frost. About 30 cupcakes.


    1 stick (1/2 cup) butter or margarine
    2/3 cup HERSHEY'S Cocoa
    3 cups powdered sugar
    1/3 cup milk
    1 teaspoon vanilla extract

    Melt butter. Stir in cocoa. Alternately add powdered sugar and milk, beating
    to spreading consistency. Add small amount additional milk, if needed. Stir
    in vanilla. About 2 cups frosting.

  2. Who stole it from Hershey's.

  3. I put their link in! They are the best chocolate cupcakes ever! Aside from the guiness ones :-)

  4. Yum. Thank you E., Rick and/or Hershey's. They are mighty tasty!
    B* (John's Dad's wife)