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Food fun with Fordham: Double chocolate peppermint cupcakes

The ECHO is proud to present "Food Fun with Fordham"- just in time for the holidays!
The ECHO is proud to present “Food Fun with Fordham”- just in time for the holidays!

By: Sarah Fordham

Whether you anticipate familial festivities or plan to hunker in your apocalypse bunker over the winter holidays, tasty treats are always in order. These delectable and rich cupcakes promise to both entertain and sustain. They fuse succulent, chocolate chip-studded, fudgy cake with the refreshing zip of candy cane glaze. Enjoy these cupcakes as a last scrumptious send-off or a bite of holiday cheer!

Makes 24 Cupcakes

Ingredients!

Ingredients:

Cupcake papers
1 18 oz. box devil’s food cake mix
1 4 oz. box chocolate pudding mix
1 cup vegetable oil
4 eggs
1/2 cup hot water
1 cup sour cream
1/2 teaspoon peppermint extract
1 cup chocolate chips

Glaze

2 1/2 cups powdered sugar
1 teaspoon peppermint extract
¼ cup crushed candy canes

Baking instructions:

Steps
Combine your ingredients: Follow step 3

 

You've made it! Now, follow step
You’ve made it! Now, follow step 5
  1. Heat oven to 350° F.
  2. Put cupcake papers in tins.
  3. Beat cake mix, pudding mix, oil, eggs, water, sour cream, and ½ tsp. peppermint extract until smooth.
  4. Stir in chocolate chips.
  5. Scoop batter into cupcake tins and bake 25-30 minutes.
  6. Cool cupcakes ten minutes in tins, then remove them to cool fully on a rack.
  7. In a bowl, stir powdered sugar with ½ tsp. peppermint extract and a few drops of water to a thick but flowing consistency. Add water as needed.
  8. Spoon glaze over cooled cupcakes and top with crushed candy canes.

    You've finished! Now enjoy your holiday-inspired cupcake, you chef!
    You’ve finished! Now enjoy your holiday-inspired cupcake, you chef!
  9. What cupcake is complete without icing?
    What cupcake is complete without icing? Step 7
You've made it this far- now, let your cupcakes cool!
You’ve made it this far- now, let your cupcakes cool!
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