Black-And-White Cupcakes

Total Time
1hr 55mins
Prep 1 hr 30 mins
Cook 25 mins

I adopted this recipe from the RecipeZaar account. I have not had a chance to make this myself.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. For chocolate icing: Bring cream and corn syrup just to simmer in heavy small saucepan over medium heat.
  2. Remove from heat.
  3. Add chocolate and vanilla; whisk until melted and smooth.
  4. For white icing: Whisk all ingredients in small bowl to blend.
  5. Let both icings stand 1 1/2 hours at room temperature to thicken.
  6. For cupcakes: Preheat oven to 325°F.
  7. Line 12-cup muffin tin with paper liners.
  8. Whisk eggs, vanilla, and lemon peel in medium bowl to blend.
  9. Mix cake flour, baking powder, and salt in another medium bowl.
  10. Using electric mixer, beat sugar and butter in large bowl until well blended, stopping occasionally to scrape down sides of bowl.
  11. Gradually beat in egg mixture.
  12. Beat in dry ingredients alternately with buttermilk in 2 additions each.
  13. Divide batter among cups.
  14. Bake until tester inserted into centers comes out clean, about 25 minutes.
  15. Cool cupcakes in pan on rack 5 minutes.
  16. Remove cupcakes from pan and cool completely.
  17. Spread chocolate icing over half of each cupcake.
  18. Spread white icing on second half of each cupcake.
  19. Let stand until set, about 1 hour.


Most Helpful

My DH took these to a charity bake sale. They went right away, and one of the teachers asked if I could make more for her to give to her students. I will be making them this weekend for 30 kids! Thanks Saturn! Get the feeling I'll be making these often! Made for 2009 Fall PAC

kittycatmom September 23, 2009

When I was a kid, my grandfather used to bring my brother and I black and white cupcakes from Lord's Bakery in Brooklyn. I was looking for a recipe to duplicate them and these are almost dead on! They bring back alot of great memories which I hope to pass along to my children, thank you for bringing back a piece of my childhood!

Diamond Joe January 09, 2009

This is a wonderful recipe for cupcakes - the first I have ever made from scratch!! Everyone commented on the great taste and the presentation. The icings look wonderful side by side. Next time, I may add some additional lite corn syrup to the choc icing mix, as it was a little bitter for my taste (this may have been because I used semi-sweet choc baking squares??) but next to the sweetness of the white, it was a great combo. Thanks Mean Chef!!!

Mermaid August 14, 2003

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