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Decadent Chocolate Cupcakes

Decadent Chocolate Cupcakes

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Decadent Chocolate Cupcakes

Serving Size: 12

Prep Time: 10 Min

Cook Time: 20 Min

Total Time: 30 Min

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This recipe is exactly what it sounds like, a decadent recipe for the perfect chocolate cupcake with homemade chocolate frosting. Don't wait for a birthday party to whip up a batch of these!

INGREDIENTS

1 stick (125 mL) Lactantia butter, softened 
½ cup (125 mL) strong coffee 
¼ cup (64 mL) cocoa powder 
1 cup (250 mL) sugar 
½ cup (125 mL) Astro Original Balkan Vanilla yogourt
1 egg 
1 tsp (5 mL) vanilla extract
1 cup (250 mL) flour 
½ tsp (2.5 mL) baking soda 

Frosting:

1 cup (250 mL) chocolate chips 
¼ cup (64 mL) Astro Original Balkan Vanilla yogourt

PREPARATION

  1. Preheat oven to 400°F (200°C).
  2. In a large bowl, mix Lactantia butter, coffee, cocoa. Add sugar and Astro Original yogourt and mix until combined. Add egg and vanilla extract.

  3. Sift in flour and baking soda and mix until just combined.
  4. Bake in paper lined muffin tin for 15-20 minutes of until a toothpick inserted comes out clean. Remove from oven and let cool.

For Frosting:

  1. In a small bowl, melt chocolate.
  2. Stir in Astro Original yogourt and mix until combined. Chill for 10-15 minutes.

  3. Spread onto cooled cupcakes.

NUTRITIONAL INFORMATION

Calories per serving: 310, Fat 10.1 grams, Cholesterol 13 mg, Sodium 144.7 mg, Carbohydrates 55 grams, Fibre 3 grams, Sugar 39 grams, Protein 4 grams

- One serving contains 4% of the % Daily Value of Calcium.
- Substitute half the white all purpose flour for whole wheat flour to add Fibre.

Nutritional information is based on an average 2,000 calorie a day diet. Any product substitutions will alter the nutritional information.