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Surprise Cupcakes
Created by paullois, Tuesday, 01 September 2009
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Description These are a real delight and a surprise when they discover the inside. 
Ingredients
At a glance
Cuisine
American
Main Ingredient
Chocolate
Difficulty
Moderate
Course/Dish
Tortes / Cakes / Gateau’s
Makes
40 cupcakes

 

2 eggs

1 teaspoon vanilla

1 cup vegetable oil

1 cup buttermilk

2 1/2 cups flour

2 cups sugar

5 tablespoons cocoa

1/4 teaspoon salt

2 teaspoons baking soda

1 cup hot water

 

Methods/steps

1.  Beat eggs, vanilla, vegetable oil and buttermilk.

 2.  Mix flour, sugar, cocoa and salt.

3.  Dissolve baking soda in hot water and add alternately with the dry ingredients.

4.  Bake at 350 degrees for 18 to 20 minutes.  Cool.

5.  For the filling you will need:

    1/2 cup white sugar

    1/3 cup milk

    2/3 cup crisco (solid)

    1/4 teaspoon salt

    1 tablespoon water

    1 tablespoon vanilla

    1/2 cup powdered sugar

    Beat this until smooth.  Put into  a cake decorator, using a leaf tube end, insert into center of cupcake.  Can be frosted.

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