Prep Time
11 Mins
Cook Time
16 Mins
Other Time
30 Mins
Yield
1 dozen (serving size: 1 cupcake)
Oxmoor House

How to Make It

Step 1

Preheat oven to 350°.

Step 2

Place 12 paper muffin cup liners in muffin cups. Set aside.

Step 3

Combine granulated sugar and shortening in a bowl; beat with a mixer at medium speed until well blended. Add egg; beat until creamy.

Step 4

Lightly spoon flour into a dry measuring cup; level with a knife. Combine flour, cocoa, baking soda, and salt in a medium bowl. Combine buttermilk and next 4 ingredients in a small bowl. Add flour mixture and buttermilk mixture alternately to sugar mixture, beginning and ending with flour mixture, stirring with a whisk just until smooth. Spoon batter evenly into prepared muffin cups. Bake at 350° for 16 to 18 minutes or until a wooden pick inserted in center of cupcake comes out clean. Cool completely on a wire rack.

Step 5

Spread about 1 1/2 tablespoons Cream Cheese Frosting over tops of cupcakes.

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