Chocolate-Chocolate Cupcakes

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“Chocolate Chocolate Cupcakes”
1hr 32mins
24 cookies

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit.
  2. Spray muffin cups with cooking spray.
  3. In large bowl, combine cake mix, water, and eggs; beat with an electric mixer for 2-1/2 minutes.
  4. Divide batter evenly into muffin cups about two-thirds full.
  5. Bake 20 to 25 minutes or until toothpick inserted in centre comes out clean.
  6. Let cool in pan for 10 minutes.
  7. Remove from pan; cool another 10 minutes.
  8. Gently cut each cupcake in half horizontally - a serated knife usually works best.
  9. Using a double boiler; mix together chocolate morsels, milk, and cocoa in top; and bring water to a boil.
  10. Once boiling, reduce heat to low and cook until morsels are melted; stirring occasionally.
  11. Remove boiler from heat and stir in 2 cups powdered sugar and vanilla.
  12. Gently spread bottom half of cupcakes with 2-3 teaspoons chocolate mixture; cover with top half of cupcake.
  13. Sprinkle lightly with remaining powdered sugar.

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