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HAPPY VALENTINES DAY

February 14, 2011

HAPPY VALENTINES DAY

Enjoy a treat today with the kiddos or without make sure you make a few moments to relax 😉

Ingredients

  • 3 cups flour
  • 2 teaspoons cocoa powder
  • 3/4 teaspoon salt
  • 3/4 cup butter, room temperature
  • 2-1/4 cups sugar
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 3 eggs, room temperature
  • 2 tablespoons red food coloring
  • 1-1/2 cups buttermilk
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons baking soda
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons vinegar
  • 1 package Baker’s Chocolate Dipping Sauce

Cooking Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. In medium bowl, whisk together flour, cocoa powder and salt; set aside.
  2. In large mixing bowl, beat butter on medium speed for 30 seconds. Add sugar and vanilla and beat until combined.
  3. Add eggs one at a time, beating on medium after each egg.
  4. Add food coloring and beat on low until mixed thoroughly.
  5. Alternate flour mixture and buttermilk to egg mixture; beat on medium-low after each until combined.
  6. Mix baking soda and vinegar in a separate small bowl. Add mixture to the batter; beat until combined.
  7. Fill cupcake liners 1/2 to 3/4 full. Bake for 10-15 minutes; remove from oven and let cool.
  8. While cupcakes are baking, melt dipping sauce according to package directions.
  9. Drizzle melted sauce over cupcakes; serve immediately.

 

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2 Comments leave one →
  1. Lisa permalink
    February 15, 2011 5:16 am

    Mmmm…. looks really delicious.
    Happy Valentines Day!!!

  2. February 19, 2011 2:07 am

    yum! what a cute idea too!

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