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Wednesday, May 23, 2012
Just when you least expect it....Bam!
Coffee Flavored Chocolate CupCakes!
1 1/2 cups Pastry Flour 1/4 cup Milk
3/4 cup Sugar 2 Eggs
2 tsp Baking Powder 1/4 cup Milk
1/2 tsp Salt 1/4 cup Hot Water
3 tbl Melted Butter 2 tsp Instant Coffee
2 tbl Oil 1/4 cup Good Quality Chocolate, chopped
Mix the flour, sugar, baking powder and salt in a large bowl. With an electric mixer beat in melted butter, oil and the first round of milk. Mix for about 1 minute until everything is good and creamy!
Add in 1 egg, then the next, then the remaining milk, mixing between each addition. Mix the instant coffee with hot water. Throw in an ice cube to cool things off a bit.
Melt the chocolate in the microwave. 15 seconds...stir..15 seconds.. stir.. Add melted chocolate and cooled coffee to cupcake batter. Mix just until combined. Divide into 12 muffin tins with liners. 375F 10 minutes..turn..5-7 minutes... done!