"A nickel will get you on the subway, but garlic will get you a seat."--Old New York Proverb

CUPCAKES ~ CHOCOLATE Recipe

  Tried it? Rate this Recipe:
 

 

This recipe for CUPCAKES ~ CHOCOLATE, by , is from OUR FAVORITE RECIPES, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Contributor:  
Contributor:  

Added: Sunday, October 19, 2008

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
2 c. brown sugar
1/2 c. cocoa
1/2 c. crisco
2 eggs
2 c. flour
1 tsp. baking powder
1 tsp. baking soda, dissolved in 1/3 c. hot water
1 c. cold water

ICING:
1 box powdered sugar
1 T. shortening
1 T. butter
1/3 c. cocoa

kaluha or coffee

Directions:
Directions:
Preheat oven to 350.

In a mixing bowl, cream sugar, shortening and cocoa. Add eggs and mix. Sift baking powder and flour together. Add alternately with cold water and mix well. Add soda dissolved in hot water last. Fill cupcake papers half full. Bake 20 minutes.

To Make Icing: Beat all ingredients, except kaluha, with electric mixer. Continue to beat until smooth. Use kaluha or cold coffee to thin as needed for spreading consistency. Pipe frosting onto cooled cupcakes.

 

 

 

Learn more about the process to create a cookbook -- or
Start your own personal family cookbook right now!  Here's to good eating!

Search for more great recipes here from over 500,000 in our family cookbooks!

 

Bookmark and Share

 

 

235W  

Cookbooks are great for Holiday Gifts, Wedding Gifts, Bridal Shower ideas and Family Reunions!

*Recipes and photos entered into the Family Cookbook Project are provided by the submitting contributors. All rights are retained by the contributor. Please contact us if you believe copyright violations have occurred.


Search for more great recipes here from over 500,000 in our family cookbooks!