Source: Family Circle


Recipe Summary





Instructions Checklist
  • Heat oven to 350 degrees F. Line indents of two 12-cup mini cupcake pans with paper or foil liners.

  • Cupcakes. In a medium-size bowl, whisk together flour, cocoa powder, baking powder and salt. In a second medium-size bowl, combine butter and sugar. Beat with an electric mixer on medium-high for 1 minute. Add egg and beat until combined. On low speed, beat in half the flour mixture, then all the milk, followed by remaining flour mixture. Beat in vanilla extract.

  • Spoon evenly into prepared liners. Bake at 350 degrees F for 17 minutes. Cool in pans on wire racks.

  • Frosting. In a medium-size bowl, combine confectioners' sugar, cream cheese, butter, preserves and enough food coloring to tint desired shade of pink. Beat until smooth. Spread onto mini cupcakes.

Nutrition Facts

108 calories; fat 5g; cholesterol 21mg; saturated fat 3g; carbohydrates 16g; protein 1g; sodium 42mg.