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Recipe: Mini Double Chocolate Chip Cupcakes with Cream Cheese Frosting

Ingredients

Directions

~ Marla Meridith

Recipe: Mini Double Chocolate Chip Cupcakes with Cream Cheese Frosting

This recipe for Mini Double Chocolate Chip Cupcakes with Cream Cheese Frosting will satisfy all chocolate lovers dreams!

about 3 dozen cupcakes

3/4 cup unbleached all-purpose flour, leveled
1/2 cup unsweetened natural cocoa powder
3/4 tsp baking powder
1/2 tsp baking soda
1/4 teaspoon salt
2 large eggs, at room temperature
1 cup dark brown sugar
1/3 cup unsalted butter, melted at room temperature
2 tsp pure vanilla bean paste or vanilla extract
1/2 cup buttermilk, at room temperature
1/2 cup mini chocolate chips
–Frosting: Cream Cheese Frosting or Chocolate Frosting
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Pre heat oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit with the rack in the middle.
Make the frosting with either the Chocolate or Cream Cheese flavors, set aside.
In a large bowl whisk together the flour, cocoa powder, baking powder, baking soda and salt. In another bowl, using a spatula combine the eggs, sugar, vanilla and buttermilk until smooth.
Make a well in the center of the dry ingredients, add the wet ingredients and stir with a spatula until well combined. Fold in the chocolate chips.
Place mini cupcake liners in the muffin pan. Fill the liners only halfway (no more!)
Bake for 10-12 minutes or until a toothpick inserted into the center comes out virtually crumb free.
Let cupcakes cool completely before frosting.
You can frost with a spatula or a piping bag with tip. Top with a few mini chocolate chips or sprinkles.
Store any leftovers in the refrigerator, covered for up to 5 days.

You want the eggs, butter and buttermilk at room temperature so they mix together consistently and so that you don’t cook the eggs while mixing.

~ Marla Meridith