black bottom cupcakes - devils food cake mix with filling (8 ounce cream cheese, softened, 1/3 cup sugar, 1 egg, 1 cup mini chocolate chips) Saved by Locklyn Kelley. I put in a mix of rum, brandy and espresso…yum! that might give me a bit more flavor without a specific coffee flavor. On low speed add the sugar. We are not that used to “generous” icing on cupcakes. I am a novice decorator and i just hate piping!!! { Thx. 1/4 cup rum. Fill centre with cherry conserve. I absolutely love your cupcake recipe. Hi! Congrats on the success of the book. In a small bowl stir together the espresso powder and water, pour into the cream cheese mixture, whip until combined. This recipe is amazing! Maybe I could try half of the amount of hot coffee and the rest of the liquid as hot water. Tried the cupcakes, now goin to make a cake and it feels like i hve my fav chocolate cake recipe. I know that it is just supposed to deepen the chocolate flovor, but I can almost always taste the coffee. Put the pans on cooling racks and let stand for 15 minutes. Thank you so much for that wonderful recipe! Enjoy the cupcakes! I love the dense, moist crumb and that it’s not so sweet. I think you can bake them in shifts. Chocolate Chip Cream Cheese Cupcakes Recipe. I am completely in love with these cupcakes! LOL!!! I used instant espresso for the coffee and it was a big hit!! You will need to buy a lot of it, very addicting! Remove cupcakes from pans and allow to cool. I piped the cupcakes and placed them in the fridge. These cupcakes are absolutely gorgeous! You’re amazing. So I was thinking about pairing this recipe with your Mocha Buttercream, and perhaps some fresh raspberries (any thoughts on that?). i made these for halloween. Try filling them about 1/2 way or just a tad more and see if they still over flow. !” I made the cream cheese frosting too but used honey and the result didn’t make justice to the cake had to change to nutella frosting…Divine! http://sinsationscakes.wordpress.com/2012/11/19/a-tale-of-two-chocolate-cakes/, Hi zoe beautiful page I’m your new fan I’m still going through your recipes -one question though I’ve a small oven so can bake one tray or tin at a time any suggestions. Thanks in advance for Fill cupcake holders 2/3 full … How to Make It 1 My family forgave me instantly. Your email address will not be published. Fill opening in each cupcake with a heaping tablespoon of filling. This weekend, I’m using the icing to spruce up my carrot cake which I forgot to add the sugar to. I am thinking about making a large birthday cake. Your site has been an inspiration to me! I can’t wait to open up my new jar and try it out here. 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Your explosions in the oven may have been due to the cream of tartar reacting with the recipe. https://www.tasteofhome.com/recipes/cream-cheese-chocolate-cupcakes I’ll probably try the carrot cake in the fluted pan for a Halloween pumpkin, I think it’s more suited for the kids, and I’ll post about the result – maybe someone will need the information at some point. Devils Food Cupcakes with White Chocolate Cream Cheese Frosting Dec 09, 2018 Written By: Allysa Torey. Can I bake the cakes Thursday evening and frost them Friday for the Saturday gig, or do I need to step the process up further by a day – Start on Friday? Cake Mix, Chocolate, Cream Cheese, Cupcakes, Devil's Food Cake Mix, Kid Friendly Cupcakes, Oreo • October 18, 2010 • 64 Comments The Story: When I was a kid, we didn’t have big name brand sweets in the house. Thank you. I’ve used your devil’s food cake recipe about 3 times already (as cakes) and I receive rave reviews EVERY time! At Christmas I make carrot cakes for my friends and neighbors (try to stay healthy with them) and I make my cream cheese frosting with Publix brand whipped cream cheese, combo of brown sugar & splenda and vanilla. When I’d finally finished up the baking (I had to do two separate bakes because of oven size)I left the kitchen a bit defeated knowing that I was still not satisfied with yet another cupcake trial. It also worked beautifully to cut the recipe in half! I love the chocolate mousse filling idea! They should both do well in a fluted pan, but you need to be sure to butter and flour the pan very well. Should there be baking powder as well? Increase speed to high and beat for 3-5 minutes, until smooth and light. The recipe looks very similar to my favorite choc. Thank you so much, sorry I missed your note earlier! Thank you! after reading the comments right down there regarding your devil’s food cake. orange oil, and omitted the syrup). Transfer cupcakes to a wire rack to cool completely. It is nice to meet someone that gets as excited about this stuff as I do! But I’m having an issue with the outside setting before the center is done rising, resulting in uneven rise, lop-sided cakes. Recipe follows: 1 (8 ounce) package of Philly’s Cream Cheese (I am really brand loyal, having tried lots! If I were to bake it in a 8 inch square or round baking pan, how long do I put in in the oven? I followed the recipe exactly. The cake and icing recipes are each delicious, but the pairing of the two takes the finished product up a level. Using an electric mixer, beat on medium speed until smooth. I made the cake in a 11 x 18 x 2″ pan and used 1-1/2 recipe and that was nearly perfect. I made it again with the one recipe and 30 minutes baking and it came out perfect. Twist end of bag tightly to secure. A coworker on Weight Watchers brought these in and they are very rich and tasty! It could have used more but it is fine. Btw, thanks for responding to my note about the thread on Egullet. I sprinkled a little tiny bit of confectioners sugar on them and the whole effect was suuprising. I’ve done it in 2 batches, but never 3. It should resist when you gently touch it with your finger. Hi, loved, loved, loved. I placed in each well. It is a great way to sweeten not only cream cheese frosting but I also use it in place of Honey and/or corn syrup (like when I make caramel sauce I add a tablespoon to prevent the sugar from crystallizing.). What amount of coffee powder to use to make hot coffee? I think some people actually passed out, it was that good! I was wondering if you can skip adding the coffee and skip the rum and brandy. So, with that in mind, I wanted to create a super special cupcake that would not only thrill his taste buds but also be a perfect Valentin'e Day greeting - in the form of food. 17. I really wanted to taste both these ingredients in my cupcakes so I ended up piping into them some of the Kahlua. Did you enter the contest on the home page for a $100 Williams-Sonoma gift card? Whisk together, eggs, buttermilk, oil and vanilla until well combined. alkalized cocoa and buttermilk, which I think will produce the best crumb, would I leave out all of the baking powder, or just reduce it? I love chocolate cake and has tried this twice, however it turned out so different from your result. Just read this awesome recipe and reviews. I think that your comment about chocolate cakes tasting a bit flat without a bit oif coffe is exactly the reason that I haven’t found a recipe that I LOVE yet~ Lucy I have the original recipe printed out lol it’s my absolute favourite chocolate cake I haven’t t tried out this new one yet, Oh mygoodness ! Hey, great blog Zoe! Can I bake it all in one 8 inch pan instead of 2x8inch. I think your molds will work just great for this recipe. Bring the milk and 1 1/4 cups water to a boil in a small saucepan. Zoe, I discovered your recipe on a random search. 3/4 cups oil When @kingart, IG LIVE Bread Baking 12/2 at 2pm ET! Prepare box of Chocolate Cake Mix per instructions; then set aside. sweet recipe! Sorry, your blog cannot share posts by email. The flavor is not overly sweet, because of the intensity of the coffee (you don’t actually taste the coffee, it just cuts the sweet) and the rum (the Devil in “Devil’s Food cupcakes” perhaps? The dark chocolate cake has a texture that is smooth and rich. Afterall, I am in Michigan. Ideally I’d like to do a double tiered round cake. how deep is the pan you are intending to use? Hi Elizabeth, Thank you for calling this out! Allow to cool on a cake rack and then frost with cream cheese icing. Increase speed to high and beat for 3-5 minutes, until smooth and light. Sophie, Hi Zoe, When cupcakes are completely cooled, use a small knife to cut out a cone-shaped piece about 1 inch deep from top of each cupcake. Questions: What type of coffee would this be? When poked with a skewer it will come out with dry crumbs, not wet. I requested them for my birthday! Hi Zoe – thank you for the nice comment you left on my blog. This is one of, Holiday Croquembouche! Thank you, thank you! Divide batter evenly among lined cups, filling each three- quarters full. These look so good. I made it the night before so the cake would “set” and iced it in the morning. Thank you! http://www.paperchef.com. I will double check that nothing got messed up in my attempt to “fix” the directions. The birthday boy might just have eaten five slices — but then who’s counting? It was requested that I make the cake for my friends bridal shower, she’s a chocolate nut. I love all of your piping variations . Thank you! They are so moist, chocolaty and definitely, gourmet. I’m assuming 2 nine-inch pans at 350 degrees, but it would be great to know how long you bake them, although of course I can guess and then watch them closely. Just made these tasty cakes this past weekend. It is so interesting to converse with people that are experienced bakers. window.mc4wp.listeners.push( I am still getting used to my temperamental oven so I had a few problems with my cupcakes (uneven rising, exploding out of muffin tins!). Fill cupcake liners halfway full with Devil’s Food batter. Top each cupcake with 1 tablespoon topping. Pastel Cupcakes. I use a tester which makes it look like its completely cooked. It makes such a moist cake. event : evt, I’ve tried it with both buttermilk and regular milk and it works equally well. This icing seems not to be so sweet as it has cream cheese – am I right? Beat in eggs one at a time. Sorry it took so long to get back to this, life and sick kids got in the way. Quick question. Yes, that is it and you are going to love it! Feb 11, 2013 - Valentine's Day is sneaking up on us quickly. You’d have to add a lot more to the recipe to actually get the flavor and it would throw off the recipe. I have another recipe “Millionaire’s Shortbread” that also calls for golden syrup. ;)She wanted a red-velvet, but I have too many children that will be in attendance, and I don’t want to worry with allergies or reactions to the red food dye. For this recipe the real difference between the cake made with oil vs butter is the texture. Hi Zoë, I discovered your blog a while ago, while looking for a carrot cake recipe, and I made yours (it was my first carrot cake ever!) I used Brandy and 2/3 buttermilk and 1/3 whole. My favorite way - and, in my opinion, the best way - is the method I used for the I just have to finish the ugly (but yummy) ones that I kept from the morning tea that I donated the rest to. Jayne. 1 cup unsalted butter, at room temperature 8 ounces cream cheese, at room temperature ½ cup salted caramel sauce 4 cups powdered sugar. This may take some experimenting and may not always work, but considering you can make baking powder by combining baking soda, cream of tartar (acid) and cornstarch, it makes sense. Notify me of follow-up comments by email. (I mean for cake layers, rather than cupcakes.) 2. i will love to bake these, but, i have 3 silicone cupcake molds where i usually bake brownies and i need to know if using silicone molds changes baking time/temperature, i usually use a little butter in them, but they already are “cured”, as i don’t have cupcake papers handy. Once the devil’s food cupcakes cooled the centre’s where scopped out and filled with cherry conserve. 27. Add the eggs, one at a time, beating until each is incorporated. Mix remaining ingredients well. Just ever so lightly touch the top of the cake with your finger and see if it is set. Here is a post where I made this cake in larger pans: http://zoebakes.com/2009/05/12/plate-lickingly-good-chocolate-cake-henris-two-birthday-cakes/, Here is a buttercream to try: http://zoebakes.com/2008/05/29/outrageous-mocha-buttercream/. when I found your beautiful blog! Although they do look fantastic! I used a pastry bag fitted with a large star tip to decorate these devil’s food cupcakes. Fill a measuring cup or pitcher with the batter and then fill the muffin cups about ¾ full. The only thing I may do differently next time is try using the brandy rather than the rum. Give it a try and let me know what you think. But the mix is so light and fluffy and the coffee really boosts the chocolate flavour. I have used olive oil in this recipe and I love it, but I LOVE olive oil. They all turned out moist and delicious (not quite as deep a chocolate flavour without the coffee). The last time I made it, they swore I bought it from a store and just covered it in icing lol! And when rum is not used then also how much more hot coffee is used to replace it? Thanks very much for the recipe. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. 1. } It seemed to work just as well with either one. love love love everything about this beautifully photographed and constructed post. You post the most incredibly mouth-watering food photos ever! Theme by. You may want to try the first batch 2/3 full!). those look divine. Could you tell me what are your most favorite cupcakes, frosting and cakes? Can I use Brandy instead of Rum to make a cupcake less sweet? For those of you who want to learn to decorate your cupcakes with a little more flare, here is a post on piping icing roses. This is the best chocolate cake recipe I have ever tried and believe me, over the past 20+ years, I've tried them all. You can experiment with using less sugar, but reducing it too much will result in a dense cake. Yes, I promised a friend of mine some of these cupcakes in return for borrowing her feather boa for a costume party. Hello Zoe, thanks for response! Line muffin tins with 36 cupcake liners. The rule of thumb is that you want to fill the pan about 2/3 of the way full and bake it until it is set. Please feel free to post one. No Bake Desserts Delicious Desserts Yummy Food Cake Mix Recipes Dessert Recipes … Update! Of course, I alternated between the cupcakes and all the great bread. Oh, if you’re interested, I’m still searching for the perfect white cake for my daughter. The internet gives so many different amounts, and I presume you have one that works best for your recipes. I used half buttermilk, half 2%, and at room temp. You may want to let them cool, wrap them really well and then freeze them until Friday evening when you frost them. 68. I’ve been meaning to do a piping post, thanks for reminding me! scent’. I’m using a gas oven (non-convection)…also my icing turned out really runny. “Hey, if I can fool my MIL, I can fool anyone!” No matter, I am not a chocolate lover and I still liked how they tasted. I will have a little tasting of a few different ideas and make a commitment then. GREAT cake, Zoe … and now I too have my “go-to” dark chocolate cake. I am a desert chef wanna-be, I just made these Devil’s Food Chocolate cupcakes and blogged about them, they were amazing! Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment. I will give it a shot and let you know how it went. I can’t help myself 2 say that ur piping is EXTREMELY beautiful! cream cheese, softened 1/2 cup white sugar 1 egg 1 cup semisweet chocolate chips (minis work really well) 1 chocol… Thanks for your help (and, btw, the blackout cake in your current looks fabulous. 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