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Devils Food Cupcakes with Marshmallow Filling

Yield:  Makes 16 cupcakes 3/4 cup (3/8 lb.) butter, at room temperature1 1/2 cups sugar2 large eggs2 cups all-purpose flour1/2 cup Dutch-process unsweetened cocoa2 teaspoons baking powder1/2 teaspoon salt1 cup milk1 jar (7 oz.) marshmallow cream Chocolate Cream Cheese Frosting 1. In a bowl, with a mixer on medium speed, beat butter and sugar until smooth. Add eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition and scraping down sides of bowl as needed. 2. In another bowl, mix flour, cocoa, baking powder, and salt. Stir in half the flour mixture into butter mixture. Stir in milk just until blended.…
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Mississippi Mud Cupcakes

Prep: 15 min., Bake: 40 :  Makes 15 servings 1 cup chopped pecans1 cup butter4 ounces semisweet chocolate, chopped2 cups sugar1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour1/2 cup unsweetened cocoa4 large eggs1 teaspoon vanilla extract3/4 teaspoon salt1 () bag miniature marshmallowsChocolate Frosting 1. Place pecans in a single layer on a baking sheet. 2. Bake at 350° for 8 to 10 minutes or until toasted. 3. Microwave 1 cup butter and semisweet chocolate in a large microwave-safe glass bowl at HIGH 1 minute or until melted and smooth, stirring every 30 seconds. 4. Whisk sugar and next 5 ingredients into chocolate mixture. Spoon…
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Mini Vanilla Cupcakes with Mango Buttercream

Ingredients:     1      box vanilla cake mix    1     cup water    1/2     cup vegetable oil    3     eggs Preheat oven to 325°F. Line mini muffin tins with cupcake liners. Instructions: In large bowl, beat cake mix, water, oil and eggs with electric mixer on low speed about 30 seconds. Increase speed to medium and mix until smooth, about 2 ;Pour into prepared pans and bake until a toothpick inserted into center of cupcake comes out clean, 15 to 18 minutes. Cool in pans for 5 minutes then cool completely on wire rack. Mango Buttercream Ingredients:     2…
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Easter Basket Cupcakes

Ingredients White Standard Baking Cups 1 package (about 18 ounces) cake mix, any flavor Water, vegetable oil and eggs to prepare cake mix Picket Fence Cupcake Wraps or Basket Cupcake Wraps 1 can (16 ounces) White Decorator Icing Leaf Green Icing Color Royal Icing Nests with Jelly Beans, Pink and Purple Posies or Multi-Colored Flower Icing Decorations Preparation 1. Preheat oven to 350°F. Place baking cups in standard muffin pan. 2. Prepare cake mix following package instructions; place batter in prepared pan. 3. Bake 18-20 minutes, or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean; cool completely. Insert cooled cupcakes…
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Devour that last bite of summer…

We had a cool front yesterday.  The temperatures were in the 60's when we woke up, so I pulled on a long-sleeve shirt and my jeans (and thought about lighting a fire).  It wasn't until I headed to the grocery store several hours later that I remembered the high temperature was supposed to be in the 90's. The important thing (more…)
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