Makes about 33 cupcakes
Prep Time: 20 min.
Baking Time: 25 min.
- 1-3/4 cups all-purpose flour
- 3/4 cup Cocoa or
SPECIAL DARK Cocoa
- 1-1/2 teaspoons baking powder
- 1-1/2 teaspoons baking soda
- 1/2 cup vegetable oil
teaspoons vanilla extract
cup boiling water
can (16 oz.) creamy vanilla ready-to-spread frosting
Sweetened Coconut Flakes
Assorted candies such as candy canes, spearmint leaves and
Preheat oven to 350-degrees F. Line muffin
cups (2-1/2 inches in diameter) with paper or foil bake cups.
a large bowl, stir together sugar, flour, cocoa, baking
powder, baking soda and salt.
eggs, milk, oil and vanilla; beat on medium speed of electric
mixer 2 minutes.
in boiling water (batter will be thin). Fill muffin cups 2/3
full with batter.
22 to 25 minutes or until wooden pick inserted in center comes
out clean. Cool completely.
each cupcake with vanilla frosting.
with coconut and candies in various Christmas themes.
(Ex. Slice spearmint leaves and place on
cupcake surface along with slices of strawberry twists to resemble
holly leaves and berries.)
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