Here on National Bacon Day…

Let the pork eaters of America, eat cake!

Here’s a great recipe for chocolate cupcakes. The chocolate chips are a nice surprise in the cupcakes.

  • 1 1/8 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/4 cup Unsweetened Cocoa
  • 1 1/4 teaspoons baking soda
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 large egg
  • 1/2 cup firmly packed light brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup light brown sugar sugar
  • 1/2 cup whole milk plus
  • 2 tablespoons whole milk
  • 1/3 cup strong brewed coffee or espresso
  • 1/2 cup butter, melted
  • 2 cups bittersweet chocolate chips

Mix together dry ingredients. Whisk together wet ingredient and combine with dry,  and stir in the chocolate chips at the end. Fill lined cupcake tin 2/3 full. Bake at 350 F for 15 minutes.

Icing:

12 tablespoons soft butter

2 cups powder sugar

8 tablespoons cocoa powder

5-6 tablespoons cream

2 teaspoon vanilla extract

Cream butter, add powder sugar and cocoa and continue creaming. Add cream and vanilla. Frost cupcakes when cool and add colored sprinkles.


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