Chocolate Chiffon Cupcakes

READY IN: 50mins
Recipe by Dreamgoddess

From Sunset Magazine

Top Review by Caroline Cooks

WONDERFUL!! Made for Valentine's Day weekend treats. Frosted with creamed cheese frosting and decorated with hot pink sugar!! YUMMO!!

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Sift cake flour, cocoa, baking powder, baking soda, and salt into a large bowl and set aside.
  2. Whisk together egg yolks, oil, and 1/3 cup water until blended. Whisk in 3/4 cup sugar. Add to flour mixture and stir until well blended.
  3. Beat egg whites until frothy. Gradually add remaining 2 tablespoons sugar, beating just until soft peaks form. Add egg-white mixture to batter and fold in until evenly blended.
  4. Fill paper-lined or buttered muffin cups (1/3-cup capacity) about three-fourths full with batter (about 1/4 cup in each).
  5. Bake in a 325° oven until tops spring back when lightly touched in the center, 20 to 25 minutes. Cool on racks 5 minutes; remove from pans. Cool completely.
  6. Frost with your favorite frosting.

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