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Wednesday, February 14, 2007

Sinfully Delicious, Enough To Make Cupid Blush

Chocolate Cupcakes
With Cream Cheese Icing
Serves: 10-12 Ingredients:
8 ounces unsweetened chocolate
1 1/4 cup milk
1 cup light brown sugar, firmly packed
1 egg yolk
1 3/4 cup cake flour
1 tsp. baking soda
1 tsp. salt
1/2 cup sweet butter
1 cup white sugar
2 egg yolks
1 tsp. vanilla
2 egg whites

Instructions: Preheat oven to 375 degrees.
In top part of double boiler over boiling water
heat chocolate, 1/2 cup milk, brown sugar and egg yolk.

Stir continuously and remove from heat when smooth and thick.

Sift flour, baking soda and salt together into medium bow.

In separate large bowl, beat together butter and sugar,
add egg yolks, 3/4 cup milk and vanilla.
Beat until smooth.

Slowly add flour mixture and stir until smooth.
Add chocolate mixture and combine.
In separate bowl beat egg whites until stiff.
Fold into batter.
Bake in cupcake tins for 20-25 minutes.
Remove from oven and cool for 10 minutes in tins.
Remove to cool completely.
Cream Cheese Frosting Serves: 10-12 Ingredients:
8 ounces cream cheese (softened)
1 Tbs. corn syrup
1 cup sifted confectioners sugar
1 tsp. vanilla
1 Tbs. grated orange zest
Food coloring if desired


smilnsigh said...

LOL! While I was commenting on your *sinful* Chocolate Scones, you were posting this entry!!

Oh you are double, triple, quadrupple *bad*!!!! -giggles- I think I gained 3 pounds in the couple of minutes, while here in your delicious blog! :-))))

I must run and *escape,* before you tempt me with any more.

Happy Day!!! And sorry you had ice, on top of your snow. Yish! Ice is the pits.


Cindy said...

Wow those look good. What a day, I've eaten bagels, cookies, cake and candy today and those still look really good!

Betty Jo said...

Oh Dear! I can see blogging may become bad for my health. These look sooooooo yummy. Happy Valentine's Day!! xoxoxo

Sheila said...

Oh are a Valentine's temptress...!
I'm going to have to widen the doorways around here..!

Daisy Cottage said...

Oh my goodness! Sue, these look so scrumptious! Thank you, thank you! May I have two?? ;-)

Sharon Kay said...

It looks so good and I will give it a try. Happy valentines day to you and your family.

Sharon Kay said...

It looks so good and I will give it a try. Happy valentines day to you and your family.

Nature Girl said...

You always satisfy my sweet tooth when I visit..YeS!
{{{Choc. scones}}} did I miss them!!
~Happy Valentines Day!~ hugs NG