Tuesday, April 24, 2007

Molten Chocolate Cupcakes

Hi all- I know you are all suprised to hear from me, the one who has posted ONE recipe so far (besides Nolan's birth anouncement) ...
So, Carol gave me this awesome Betty Crocker recipe book and this is one of our FAVS!

Molten Chocolate Cupcakes

Start to Finish:2 hr
Makes:18 mini cakes

1/2 cup whipping cream
1 cup semisweet chocolate chips
1 box Betty Crocker® SuperMoist® devil's food cake mix
1 cup water
1/3 cup vegetable oil
3 eggs
1 container Betty Crocker® Rich & Creamy chocolate frosting
Powdered sugar
Sliced strawberries

1. In 1-quart saucepan, heat whipping cream over medium-high heat until hot but not boiling. Stir in chocolate chips until melted and mixture is smooth. Refrigerate about 1 hour, stirring occasionally, until thick.
2. Heat oven to 350°F (325°F for dark or nonstick pans). Grease and flour or spray with baking spray with flour 18 (2 3/4x1 1/4-inch) muffin cups. In large bowl, beat cake mix, water, oil and eggs with electric mixer on low speed 30 seconds, then on medium speed 2 minutes, scraping bowl constantly. Place 1/4 cup batter in each muffin cup. Spoon 1 tablespoon cold chocolate mixture on top of batter in center of each cup.
3. Bake 18 to 22 minutes or until top springs back when lightly touched. Cool 1 minute. Carefully remove from pan; place on parchment paper. Cool 10 minutes. Frost with chocolate frosting. Just before serving, dust with powdered sugar. Garnish with strawberry slices. Serve warm.

I don't think I need to say anything more than, YUM!


Angiecakes said...

Sorry about the uglyness of this post, I struggled with the photo

Janey said...

YUMMY!! I'm so excited to try them! These sound better than Chilis!!!

Carol said...

Hey Angie - you are a master at desserts! Thanks for posting. And may I put in a special request for you to post your famous chocolate chip cookie recipe for all the recipe bloggers out there. We've seriously never tried a better cookie. Brandon's eyes roll to the back of his head they are so good!