Secret-Ingredient Devil's Food Cupcakes

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Real Simple

Nutritional Information

Calcium 40 mg
Calories 252
Caloriesfromfat 1 %
Carbohydrate 24 g
Cholesterol 40 mg
Fat 17 g
Fiber 1 g
Iron 1 mg
Protein 3 mg
Satfat 6 g
Sodium 217 mg


3 large eggs
1 cup mayonnaise
1 box devil's food cake mix
1 cup water
2 teaspoons vanilla
2 cups semisweet chocolate chips
1 cup sour cream


Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Place papers in 24 muffin-tin cups. In a mixing bowl, beat eggs. Beat in mayonnaise. Mix well with devil's food cake mix, water, and vanilla. Divide the batter among the cups. Bake until toothpick inserted comes out clean, about 25 minutes. Cool. For the frosting, melt semisweet chocolate chips in a double boiler; whisk in sour cream. Frost the cupcakes immediately.

Melissa Clark,

Real Simple

May 2004
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