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Source: Better Homes and Gardens

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Credit: Andy Lyons

Recipe Summary

prep:
45 mins
bake:
16 mins at 350°
cool:
5 mins
chill:
30 mins
Servings:
12
Yield:
12 (2 1/2-inch) cupcakes
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Creme-Filled Chocolate Cupcakes

Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Preheat oven to 350°F. Grease and lightly flour twelve 2 1/2-inch muffin cups. In a medium bowl stir together first six ingredients (through salt).

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  • In a small saucepan cook and stir butter and chocolate over medium-low heat until melted and smooth. Stir into flour mixture until nearly combined. Stir in egg. Stir in milk and vanilla. Pour batter into prepared muffin cups, filling each about half full.

  • Bake 16 to 18 minutes or until a toothpick comes out clean. Cool in muffin cups 5 minutes. Remove; cool on a wire rack.

  • Spoon Creme Filling into a decorating bag fitted with a medium open star tip. Insert tip into top of each cupcake and squeeze to fill cupcake just until top is bulging.

  • Spoon Chocolate Glaze over cupcakes, spreading to cover tops completely. Place on a serving platter. Chill 15 to 30 minutes or until glaze is set. Spoon White Icing into a decorating bag fitted with a small round tip. Pipe swirls across centers of cupcakes. Chill 15 minutes more or until icing is set.

Nutrition Facts (Creme-Filled Chocolate Cupcakes)

332 calories; total fat 18g; saturated fat 11g; polyunsaturated fat 1g; monounsaturated fat 5g; cholesterol 55mg; sodium 191mg; potassium 129mg; carbohydrates 42g; fiber 2g; sugar 30g; protein 3g; trans fatty acid 0g; vitamin a 484IU; vitamin c 0mg; thiamin 0mg; riboflavin 0mg; niacin equivalents 1mg; vitamin b6 0mg; folate 23mcg; vitamin b12 0mcg; calcium 46mg; iron 2mg.

Creme Filling

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  • In a medium bowl beat butter with an electric mixer on medium speed until smooth. Beat in powdered sugar and vanilla until smooth. Add marshmallow creme; beat on low speed just until combined.

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Chocolate Glaze

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  • In a small saucepan bring whipping cream just to boiling; remove from the heat. Add chocolate (do not stir). Let stand 5 minutes. Stir until smooth. Stir in syrup. Use immediately.

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White Icing

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  • In a small bowl whisk together powdered sugar and enough of the milk to make icing of thick drizzling consistency.

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2 Ratings
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