Super Bowl (Or Any Day) Chocolate Cupcakes W/Cabernet

Recipe by twissis
READY IN: 40mins
SERVES: 18
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Preheat oven to 350°F & prepare muffin pans w/paper baking cups.
  • Into the lrg bowl of an electric mixer, sift together the flour, sugar, baking soda, baking powder, salt, cinnamon & cocoa powder.
  • Add oil, vanilla, eggs & wine.
  • Beat w/the electric mixer at low speed for 30 seconds. Turn the mixer speed to high & cont beating for 3 min, scraping the sides occ.
  • Remove the bowl from the mixer & stir in the dried cherries. Pour the batter into the prepared muffin pans & bake for 20 min or till a toothpick inserted comes out clean.
  • To Serve: Spoon a dollop of whipped cream on the center of the completely cooled cupcakes. Add 5-6 bits of dried fruit & a dusting of cinnamon or cocoa powder.
  • NOTE: IMHO dried cranberries may well be a good sub for the dried cherries.
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