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These sporty chocolate cupcakes are great for Father's Day, but you can change the message to suit any golf-lover.

Source: Better Homes and Gardens
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Golf Cupcake

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  • Bake one batch Best Chocolate Cupcakes. Let cool.

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  • Use green food coloring to tint purchased vanilla frosting or Creamy Vanilla Frosting. With a pastry bag and narrow decorating tip, create thin blades of grass with upward strokes.

  • For the cupcake toppers, hot-glue the golf balls to new, clean golf tees. Stick the toppers in the middle of each cupcake just before serving.


Best Chocolate Cupcakes

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  • Separate eggs. Allow egg yolks and whites to stand at room temperature for 30 minutes. Meanwhile, in a medium saucepan combine the 6 ounces chocolate and the butter. Cook and stir over medium heat until melted. Remove from heat. Stir in creme de cacao; cool.

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  • Grease and flour twelve 2-1/2-inch muffin cups (or line with paper bake cups or parchment paper squares)*. In a small bowl stir together flour, baking powder, and salt. Set aside.

  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. In a large mixing bowl beat egg yolks and sugar with an electric mixer on high speed about 3 minutes or until thick and lemon color. Beat in chocolate mixture and vanilla. Add flour mixture, beating just until combined; set aside.

  • Wash beaters thoroughly. In a medium bowl beat egg whites on medium to high speed just until stiff peaks form (tips stand straight). Stir a small amount of the beaten egg whites into chocolate mixture to lighten. Fold in the remaining beaten egg whites.

  • Spoon batter into the prepared muffin cups, filling each about two-thirds full.

  • Bake for 15 to 18 minutes or until tops spring back when lightly touched. Cool cupcakes in muffin cups on a wire racks for 5 minutes. Remove cupcakes from muffin cups. Cool completely on wire racks.

  • Place Dark Chocolate Butter Frosting into a pastry bag fitted with a medium star tip. Pipe long stars of frosting onto tops of cupcakes. Sprinkle with additional chopped chocolate. Makes 12 (2-1/2-inch) cupcakes.

Nutrition Facts (Best Chocolate Cupcakes)

473 calories; 23 g total fat; 14 g saturated fat; 1 g polyunsaturated fat; 7 g monounsaturated fat; 90 mg cholesterol; 180 mg sodium. 67 g carbohydrates; 2 g fiber; 58 g sugar; 5 g protein;

Creamy Vanilla Frosting

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  • In a large bowl combine shortening and vanilla. Beat with an electric mixer on medium speed for 30 seconds. Gradually beat in 3/4 cup powdered sugar. Beat in 2 teaspoons milk. Gradually beat in 3/4 cup additional powdered sugar. If necessary, beat in additional milk, 1 teaspoon at a time, to make a frosting of piping consistency.

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