Triple Chocolate Cherry CupcakesUser Submitted Recipe
5 tablespoons butter
1 cup brown sugar
1 1/2 teaspoons vanilla extract
1 cup whole milk
2 1/4 cup all-purpose flour
2 teaspoons baking powder
pinch of salt
4 teaspoons cocoa powder
1/4 cup chocolate chips
15 maraschino cherries, finely chopped
2 tablespoons butter
1 cup confectioners' sugar
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
3 tablespoons all-purpose flour
2 teaspoons cocoa powder
1 1/2 oz. water
20 maraschino cherries for decorating
Preheat oven to 350 degrees. With mixer, blend butter, brown sugar and egg. Add vanilla extract and milk.
Sift in flour and baking powder. Add salt, cocoa and chocolate chips. Mix batter until smooth.
Put paper liners into muffin tins. Fill 2/3 full with batter and bake in center of oven for 20 minutes.
For frosting, mix the butter, confectioners' sugar, vanilla extract, flour, cocoa and water into a smooth frosting.
After cupcakes have cooled completely, spoon on frosting and spread evenly to cover tops.
Top each cupcake with a cherry.