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aunt dyanne's famous chocolate cupcakes

rich chocolate cupcakes with vanilla buttercream frosting

family recipe

baked in June 2016

yield: 24 cupcakes
prep time: 25 minutes
cook time: 16 minutes
difficulty level: easy





For the cupcakes:

  1. Preheat the oven to 350°F. Line muffin pans with cupcake liners.
  2. Combine the dry ingredients in the bowl of an electric mixer.
  3. Add eggs one at a time.
  4. Make cup of hot coffee and add to bowl.
  5. Add Crisco oil and milk.
  6. Mix the batter but do not overmix. The batter will be liquidy.
  7. Fill each cupcake liner with batter about halfway full.
  8. Place in oven and bake for 16-18 minutes.

For the frosting:

  1. Add the butter and Crisco to the bowl of an electric mixer.
  2. Mix in vanilla.
  3. Add powdered sugar a little bit at a time, mixing thoroughly between each addition.
  4. Add milk.
  5. Beat on medium-high for 5 minutes until icing is fluffy.
  6. Add more milk or powdered sugar to reach desired consistency.
  7. After cupcakes have fully cooled, frost and spread with a knife.