Jim Coleman Recipes
Red, White & Blue Chocolate Cupcakes
For this recipe you will need:
To prepare this recipe:
Line 2-1/2 inch diameter muffin cups with paper bake cups.
In a large bowl, stir together sugar, flour, cocoa, baking powder, baking soda and salt. Add eggs, milk, oil, butter and vanilla extract; beat on medium speed of electric mixer for 2 minutes. Stir in boiling water (batter will be very thin). Fill muffin cups 2/3 full with batter.
Bake in a preheated 350* oven 20-25 minutes, or until a wooden toothpick is inserted in center and comes out clean. Remove from pan to wire rack. Cool completely.
Frost cupcakes with Vanilla Buttercream Frosting (See below). Garnish with blueberries and strawberries.
Vanilla Buttercream Frosting:
In medium bowl, cream together the butter and confectioner's sugar. Add the milk and vanilla extract, beating until frosting is of spreading consistency. Makes about 2 cups of frosting.