Friday, October 31, 2008

A Happy Halloween and Yummy Cupcakes

I was going to make a cake for Halloween and instead decided to make cupcakes. I used a cake mix to make the cupcakes and I made homemade chocolate frosting for them.

I used a Price Chopper incredibly moist deep chocolate cake mix. The recipe for the frosting I got off the container of Hershey's cocoa.

"Perfectly Chocolate" Chocolate Frosting

1 stick (1/2 cup) butter or margarine

2/3 cup Hershey's cocoa

3 cups powdered sugar

1/3 cup milk

1 teaspoon vanilla extract

In a medium size bowl place melted butter and stir in cocoa. Add powdered sugar and milk. I used a fork to blend. Add in the vanilla and blend some more. If you need to add more milk do so, I ended up adding another tablespoon more.

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