Posted by: "Russie" [EMAIL PROTECTED]   russellync 
on The Recipe Library
Fri Aug 31, 2007 4:21 am (PST) 

These cupcakes are really yummy and really cute, chocolate cupcakes with 
chocolate icing and a cherry on top of each one for a decoration.


1/2 cup unsalted butter, room temp
4 oz bittersweet chocolate, coarsely chopped
1 1/3 cups cherry jam
1/2 cup sugar
Pinch Salt
2 large eggs, beaten
1 cup self rising cake flour


4 oz bittersweet chocolate, chopped
1/3 cup + 1 tbs heavy cream
12 natural colored glace cherries ( I used maraschino cherries)

CUPCAKES---Heat oven to 350 degrees.* Line 12 standard size cupcake pan cups 
with paper liners. In saucepan, melt butter, stir in chocolate. Let chocolate 
begin to soften over heat, 1 min. Remove from heat, stir until smooth and 

Stir jam, sugar, salt and eggs into chocolate mixture. Stir in flour.. Spoon 
1/4 cup batter into each cupcake cup. Bake 25 min. or until done. Let cool in 
pan 10 min. Turn cupcakes out.

ICING---In saucepan, combine chocolate and cream. Bring to boiling. Transfer to 
a bowl. Beat until thick and smooth. Ice each cupcake with 1 tbs icing. Garnish 
each cupcake with a cherry. MAKES 12 CUPCAKES.*
Rhonda G in Missouri
Pen Pal, Friend, Mom and Chief Bottle Washer


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