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Chocolate Cupcakes Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Alexandra Smith
Added: Friday, October 24, 2008

Category:
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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
3 1-ounce squares unsweetened chocolate, melted
1/2 cup milk
1 well-beaten egg
2/3 cup sugar
1/2 cup shortening
1 cup sugar
1 tsp. vanilla
2 eggs
2 cups sifted flour
1 tsp. soda
1/4 tsp. salt
2/3 cup milk

Directions:
Directions:
Combine chocolate, 1/2 cup milk, well beaten egg, and 2/3 cup sugar in saucepan; cook over low heat until thickened, stirring constantly. Cool. Stir shortening to soften, gradually add 1 cup sugar, and cream together until light and fluffy. Add vanilla. Add remaining eggs, 1 at a time, beating well after each. Sift flour, soda and salt together. Add flour mixture to creamed mixture alternately with 2/3 cup milk, a small amount at a time. Blend in chocolate mixture.
Line muffin pan with paper baking cups and fill them 2/3 full. Bake at 350 degrees.

Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
I made these cupcakes, with some help from my mother, for my Grammy's 86th birthday. She really liked them. I put chocolate frosting on them.

 

 

 

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