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Chocolate Chip Cupcakes

Categories: Cakes/pies, Chocolate, Cooking with Kids, Finger Foods, Kid-friendly, Party Snacks
Type: Desserts and Baked Goods

Children will enjoy decorating these with favorite toppings

Prep Time: 15M

Cooking Time: 20M

Serves: makes 15 cupcakes


  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1/2 tsp baking soda
  • 1/4 tsp baking powder
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 3/4 cup buttermilk
  • 2oz ( 55g) unsweetened chocolate, melted and tepid
  • 4 tbsp butter, softened
  • 1 large egg, at room temperature
  • 1/2 tsp pure vanilla extract
  • 1 cup semisweet chocolate chips
  • 2/3 cup heavy cream
  • 5oz ( 140g) semisweet chocolate, chopped
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  1. Preheat the oven to 350°F (180°C). Line 2 muffin pans with 15 paper muffin liners. Combine all the ingredients through the vanilla in a bowl. Beat for 3 minutes, until light and fluffy. Stir in the chocolate chips.
  2. Divide among the muffin cups. Bake about 20 minutes. Cool completely.
  3. Boil the cream. Remove from the heat, add the chocolate, and stir and cool. Dip each cupcake top in the chocolate mixture to top.

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Excerpted from The Illustrated Kitchen Bible.
Copyright © 2008 Dorling Kindersley Limited.
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