Saturday, October 6, 2007

Black-Bottom Cupcakes

Black-Bottom Cupcakes, originally uploaded by mud pie gourmet.

There is a cupcake craze going on. There are shops for cupcakes alone, blogs of only cupcake recipes, and man I could really eat one right now. Enter Mom Mud's amazing Black-bottom Cupcakes. So moist, (eww, I hate that word. See Vanessa's blog), and delectable. Maybe they should be called "Rock-bottom Cupcakes." Something to eat when nothing is going right, when you're a little down. Naaa, they should be eaten anytime (especially right after your 30th birthday).

Black-Bottom Cupcakes

1 1/2 cup flour, unsifted
1 cup sugar
1/4 cup cocoa
1 tsp soda
1/2 tsp salt

Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Combine above in a large bowl. Set aside.

1 cup water
5 T oil
1 T cider vinegar
1 tsp vanilla

In another bowl, combine above (water-vanilla). Add to flour mixture and stir. Set aside.

8 oz cream cheese
1/3 cup sugar
6 oz semi-sweet chocolate chips

Beat together above ingredients until smooth.

In lined or greased muffin cups, fill half-full with cocoa mixture. Add about 1 tablespoon of the cream-cheese/chocolate chip mixture. Makes about 18 cupcakes. Bake for 25 minutes or until cupcake springs back.


Tracie said...

My sincerest apologies. I was on vacation, and had no access to the internet. I ALWAYS REMEMBER YOUR BIRTHDAY! Happy belated special day, you old person you. (And if you are mourning your 30th birthday like most people do, you are nuts:), but you don't strike me as the kind of person that would do that.) I love ya Jules!

Brooke said...

That's right! I always forget that you're a year ahead of me... I promise I'm not trying to rub it in that your 30 already... and I'm barely 29. :) I love these cupcakes. My mom has almost the same recipe. I haven't made them in forever... I think that needs to change.

Amanda said...

I think you just glossed over the fact that you turned the big 3-0! I'm horrible, and didn't realize it was your birthday. I hope you had a great day! Happy Belated.

Jenny said...

Love your blog, just found it through a friend. Am looking forward to trying some recipes. I just started a recipe blog as well. Check it out if you'd like.

Carrie said...

just made these last night and they are sooo moist (how else can you describe a cupcake or cake texture like that?) and good! Thanks for the recipe:)

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