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Recipe Summary

prep:
10 mins
bake:
24 mins at 350°
Servings:
12
Yield:
cupcakes
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Ingredients

Cupcakes

Directions

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  • Heat oven to 350°. Line a 12-cupcake baking pan with cupcake liners. Blend boiling water and cocoa in a small bowl; cool for 5 minutes. In a medium bowl, combine flour, baking soda, baking powder and salt.

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  • In a large bowl, on high speed, beat butter and sugar until light and fluffy. Add eggs and vanilla and beat well. Reduce speed to low and alternately beat in flour mixture and buttermilk until just blended. Add cocoa mixture and mix well. Divide batter among prepared cupcake liners.

  • Bake at 350° for 22 to 24 minutes, until a toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool completely in pan on a wire rack. Pipe Fluffy Frosting and top with sprinkles, if desired.

Nutrition Facts

462 calories; total fat 26g; saturated fat 16g; cholesterol 103mg; sodium 190mg; carbohydrates 55g; fiber 1g; protein 4g.

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