Tint the frosting with a variety of colors to make this family favorite dessert recipe extra-special.

Source: Family Circle

Gallery

Recipe Summary

prep:
15 mins
bake:
19 mins at 350°
Yield:
18 cupcakes
Advertisement

Ingredients

Ingredient Checklist
Frosting:

Directions

Instructions Checklist
  • Heat oven to 350°. Line 18 indents in two cupcake pans with paper or foil liners. In a bowl, whisk flour, cocoa powder, baking powder and salt.

    Advertisement
Instructions Checklist
  • Beat butter and sugar in large bowl for 2 minutes, until light colored and smooth. Add eggs, one at a time, beating well after each. On low speed, add flour mixture, alternately with milk. Divide batter among liners, a scant 1/3 cup in each.

Instructions Checklist
Instructions Checklist
Instructions Checklist
  • Bake at 350° for about 19 minutes or until toothpick inserted into centers comes out clean. Remove cupcakes to a rack; cool completely.

Frosting:
  • Beat confectioners' sugar, butter and milk in medium-size bowl until smooth. Beat in vanilla. Tint with desired food colors. Spread about 2 tablespoons frosting over each cupcake.

Nutrition Facts

406 calories; total fat 24g; saturated fat 14g; cholesterol 96mg; sodium 147mg; carbohydrates 48g; fiber 1g; protein 4g.

Reviews