Saturday, February 9, 2008

Heavenly Surprise Cupcakes

2 eggs
1-1/4 cups sugar
1 cup buttermilk
2/3 cup vegetable oil
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1-1/2 cups flour
1/2 cup baking cocoa
1-1/4 teaspoons baking soda
1 teaspoon

1. In mixing bowl, beat eggs, sugar, buttermilk, oil, and vanilla until blended. Combine flour, cocoa, baking soda, and salt; gradually add to egg mixture. Fill paper-lined muffin cups two-thirds full.
2. Bake at 350' for approximately 20 minutes or until toothpick in the middle comes out clean. Cool for 10 minutes before moving from pans to wire racks to cool completely.

Cream Cheese Frosting:
6 oz. cream cheese, softened
1/2 cup butter, softened
2 teaspoons vanilla extract
1/4 teaspoon salt
5 to 6 cups confectioners' sugar

In large mixing bowl, beat the cream cheese, butter, vailla, and salt until smooth. Gradually beat in confectioners' sugar. Spread on cupcakes using knife or frosting tip.

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