Chocolate Red-Wine Cupcakes With Mascarpone Icing

Recipe by bricookie55
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READY IN: 40mins
SERVES: 24
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Preheat oven to 350°F Line 2 muffin pans with muffin cups or coat with nonstick spray.
  • In a medium, heatproof bowl, combine cocoa powder with chocolate pieces. Whisk in the boiling water until chocolate is melted and mixture is combined.
  • In a large bowl, cream butter and granulated sugar together. Beat in the eggs one at a time, until fully blended. Sift in flour, baking powder, and salt, and mix until just combined.
  • Alternating, add the chocolate mixture and wine in batches, mixing well between each addition. Repeat this until batter is smooth. Divide mixture among muffin cups, filling each about 3/4 of the way full.
  • Bake until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean, about 20 minutes. Let cool in the pan.
  • Lightly beat the mascarpone, then add the confectioners' sugar and beat until creamy. Remove the cooled cupcakes from the pan, spread each with icing, and top with a grape half, if desired.
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