Source: Frankie Francollo, Cupcake Crew, New York | Category: Baking, Dessert

Sinful Bliss Cupcakes with Sweetened Whipped Cream Frosting

Devil's food chocolate cupcakes are topped with a light and fluffy frosting. Canola oil in the cake batter keeps them tender.

Sinful Bliss Cupcakes with Sweetened Whipped Cream Frosting

Ingredients

  • Cupcakes
  • 2 1/2 cups granulated sugar 625 mL
  • 2 1/4 cups all purpose flour 560 mL
  • 1 cup cocoa powder 250 mL
  • 1 tsp baking soda 5 mL
  • 1 tsp baking powder 5 mL
  • 1/4 tsp salt 1 mL
  • 1 cup canola oil 250 mL
  • 3 eggs
  • 2 1/4 cups hot water 560 mL
  • Sweetened Whip Cream Frosting
  • 3 cups heavy cream (ice cold) 750 mL
  • 3 Tbsp powdered sugar 45mL
  • 1 1/2 tsp vanilla extract 7 mL

Instructions

  • 1. Pre-heat oven to 350 °F (180 °C).  Line muffin tin with 24 cupcake liners.
  • 2. In large bowl, combine sugar, flour, cocoa powder, baking soda, baking powder and salt.
  • 3. In separate bowl, whisk canola oil and eggs. In another bowl, using electric mixer on low speed, blend dry ingredients. Slowly add oil mixture to dry mixture, followed by hot water. Mix until fully combined, making sure to scrape sides of bowl with spatula to get out all lumps.
  • 4. Spoon or pour mixture into cupcake liners until two-thirds full.
  • 5. Bake for 15 minutes then rotate pan and bake for another 5-8 minutes or until
  • cupcakes spring back to touch. Remove from oven and cool cupcakes completely.
  • 6. To prepare Sweetened Whip Cream Frosting: In medium bowl, whisk heavy cream on medium-high speed. Slowly add powdered sugar and vanilla. Mix on high speed until soft firm peaks form. Scoop whipped cream into pastry bag with star tip and pipe whipped cream on top of cooled cupcakes. Dust lightly with cocoa powder. Serve right away or refrigerate until serving.

Yield

24 cupcakes

serving size

1 cupcake with frosting

nutritional analysis

Per Serving

Calories280
Total Fat16 g
Saturated Fat4.5 g
Cholesterol45 mg
Carbohydrates33 g
Fiber1 g
Sugars22 g
Protein3 g
Sodium110 mg
Potassium94 mg