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Sour Cream Chocolate Cupcakes




Difficulty:Easy
Prep Time:15 Minutes
Cook Time:30 Minutes
Serves:12

Nutritional Information

The sour cream in this recipe makes the cupcakes very tender and moist.

Ingredients

  • 7 ounces bittersweet chocolate, finely chopped, divided
  • 1/2 cup heavy cream
  • 1/2 cup plus 2 tablespoons sour cream, divided
  • 1/3 cup hot coffee
  • 1 cup granualted sugar
  • 1/3 cup canola oil
  • 1 large egg
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 3/4 cup all purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup cup cocoa
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder

Directions

  • 1. Preheat the Egg to 350°F using indirect heat. Melt 6 ounces chocolate and cream in heatproof bowl over a pan of barely simmering water, and stir until mixture is melted and smooth. Remove from heat and whisk in 2 tablespoons sour cream. Set frosting aside to thicken while cupcakes are prepared.
  • 2. Line cupcake pan with paper liners. Place remaining 1 ounce chocolate in large bowl and stir in hot coffee to melt. Whisk in remaining 1/2 cup sour cream, sugar, oil, egg, and vanilla until combined. Add flour, cocoa, salt, baking soda, and baking powder to the bowl and then whisk until smooth.
  • 3. Divide batter between cups and bake until center is just firm, about 20 minutes. Let cupcakes cool in pan for 5 minutes, then transfer to cooling rack. When completely cool, serve with chocolate frosting

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