Wed, 04/23/2008 - 07:12 — penny
Double Chocolate Cupcakes with Mocha Sour Cream Frosting
- 1 chocolate cake mix
- 1 instant chocolate pudding mix
- 4 eggs
- 3/4 cup water
- 1/2 cup vegetable oil
- 1 cup mini chocolate chips
Preheat oven according to cake package.
Line muffin pans with cupcake liners. In a large bowl, combine cake mix, pudding mix, eggs, water and oil. Beat according to package directions. Stir in chocolate chops. Spoon batter into cupcake liners. Bake according to package. Cool completely before preparing icing.
Mocha Sour Cream Frosting
- 1 cup semisweet chocolate chips
- 1/4 cup butter
- 1/2 cup sour cream
- 1 teaspoon vanilla
- 1/4 teaspoon salt
- 4 cups sifted confectioners' sugar
- 4 tbsp instant coffee
Melt chocolate with butter in top of double boiler over hot water. Add instant coffee and mix well. Remove from hot water; stir in sour cream, vanilla, and salt. Slowly beat in confectioners' sugar until desired spreading consistency is reached.
These cupcakes turned out excellent. Great with a cup of coffee or glass of milk. I made them for Administrative Professional's Day at work.