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Christmas Cupcakes: Chocolate Peppermint Cupcakes Recipe Video
|All purpose flour||2 Cup (32 tbs)|
|Baking soda||2 Teaspoon|
|Baking powder||1 Teaspoon|
|Unsweetened cocoa powder||3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)|
|Sugar||2 Cup (32 tbs)|
|Hot coffee||1 Cup (16 tbs)|
|Milk||1 Cup (16 tbs)|
|Vegetable oil||1 Cup (16 tbs)|
|Vanilla extract||1 Teaspoon|
|Candy canes||7 Medium, crushed, divided (3/4 cup used in the batter; rest for garnishing)|
|Semi sweet chocolate chips||3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)|
|For the topping|
|Cool whip||8 Ounce|
|Semi sweet chocolate chips||1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs), melted (as required to drizzle over the cool whip)|
Calories 1154 Calories from Fat 507
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 57 g87.6%
Saturated Fat 17.1 g85.4%
Trans Fat 0 g
Cholesterol 74.3 mg
Sodium 966.7 mg40.3%
Total Carbohydrates 162 g54.1%
Dietary Fiber 11.1 g44.3%
Sugars 100.9 g
Protein 14 g28.9%
Vitamin A 2.4% Vitamin C
Calcium 15.8% Iron 36.2%
*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet
Things You Will Need1. Mixer
2. Cupcake baking tin
3. Cupcake liners
1. Crush the candy canes and set aside.
2. Line a cupcake tin with cupcake liners and set aside.
3. In a large bowl add flour, baking soda, baking powder and salt.
4. Add cocoa powder, sugar and combine the ingredients well.
5. Pour in some plain hot black coffee, some milk and vegetable oil. Mix using a mixer until well combined.
6. Add the eggs, vanilla extract and mix well to combine.
7. Add the semi sweet chocolate chips and 3/4 cup of the crushed canes to the batter. Save the rest of the crushed candy canes for garnishing. Using a spatula, fold in the mixture to combine well.
8. Pour the batter into the lined cupcake cups in the baking tin, 3/4 full. Bake at 375 degrees F for 15 to 20 minutes. Do not over bake.
9. Once done, remove from the oven and cool over a cooling rack.
10. Top each cupcake with a dollop of cool whip.
11. Melt some chocolate chips, take it in a sandwich bag, snip off the end and drizzle on the chocolate. Top it with some sprinkles of the crushed candy.
12. Refrigerate before serving.
13. Serve chilled.