Black Cat Cupcakes

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Oxmoor House


1/4 cup butter or margarine
2/3 cup sugar
1 egg, beaten
1 cup plus 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
1 1/4 teaspoons baking powder
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/2 cup plus 1 tablespoon milk
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1 cup semi-sweet chocolate morsels
Gumdrops (optional)
Candy corn (optional)
Licorice ropes (optional)


Cream butter; gradually add sugar, beating well. Add egg; beat well.

Combine flour, baking powder, and salt; add to creamed mixture, alternately with milk, beginning and ending with flour mixture. Stir in vanilla and chocolate morsels.

Spoon batter into a paper lined muffin pan, filling one-half full. Bake at 350° for 25 minutes or until lightly browned. Cool in pan 10 minutes; remove to wire rack to complete cooling. Frost with Cocoa Cream Frosting. Garnish with gumdrops, candy corn, and licorice ropes, if desired.

Oxmoor House Homestyle Recipes,

Oxmoor House

January 1983
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