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Home > Recipes > Red, White & Blue Chocolate Cupcakes

Red, White & Blue Chocolate Cupcakes Recipe

Red, White & Blue Chocolate Cupcakes
  • Fun for Kids

  • Quick & Easy

  • Beginner

  • Summer

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Nutrition Information

Serving Size: 1/30 of recipe
Servings per Recipe: 30

  Amount Per Serving %DV *
Calories 210 -
Calories from Fat 0 -
Total Fat 6g 9% DV
Saturated Fat 2g 10% DV
Trans Fat 0g -
Cholesterol 20mg 7% DV
Sodium 190mg 8% DV
Total Carbohydrates 36g 12% DV
Dietary Fiber 1g 0% DV
Sugars 29g -
Protein 2g -
Vitamin A - 2% DV
Vitamin C - 0% DV
Calcium - 2% DV
Iron - 4% DV

*Percent Daily Values (% DV) are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

Ingredients

  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 1 cup boiling water
  • VANILLA BUTTERCREAM FROSTING (recipe follows)
  • Fresh blueberries and strawberries
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 cup milk
  • 1/2 cup vegetable oil
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons baking soda
  • 1-3/4 cups all-purpose flour
  • 3/4 cup HERSHEY'S Cocoa or HERSHEY'S SPECIAL DARK Cocoa
  • 2 cups sugar

Directions

1. Heat oven to 350°F. Line muffin cups (2-1/2 inches in diameter) with paper bake cups.

2. Stir together sugar, flour, cocoa, baking powder, baking soda and salt in large bowl. Add eggs, milk, oil and vanilla; beat on medium speed of electric mixer 2 minutes. Stir in boiling water (batter will be thin). Fill muffin cups 2/3 full with batter.

3. Bake 22 to 25 minutes or until wooden pick inserted in center comes out clean. Remove from pan to wire rack. Cool completely. Frost with VANILLA BUTTERCREAM FROSTING. Garnish with blueberries and strawberries. About 2-1/2 dozen cupcakes.

VANILLA BUTTERCREAM FROSTING: Beat 5 tablespoons softened butter or margarine until creamy in medium bowl. Gradually add 4 cups powdered sugar, 1/4 cup milk and 1 teaspoon vanilla extract, beating until of spreading consistency. About 2 cups frosting.

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  • 4 stars

    6/15/2010

    cupcakes were very easy to make and they were very good

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