Sunday, June 21, 2009
Cherry Cordial Cupcakes with White Chocolate Buttercream frosting
Preheat oven to 350
Mix 1 1/3 c flour, 1 c sugar, 1/3c cocoa powder, 1/2 tsp baking soda, 1/8 tsp salt. Add 1 egg, 3/4c water, 6tbsp melted butter, 1 tsp vanilla extract.
In another bowl mix 1 8oz pkg creme cheese, 1/4 c sugar, 1 egg, 1/3c cherry pie filling, 2 tbsp coffee liqueur, 2 tbsp rum (the book calls for 1/2 c chocolate chips, but I omitted). Chill for 15 min
Fill your liners 1/4 with chocolate batter. Then add a tbsp creme cheese mix, and a tbsp cherry pie filling. Then cover with another dollop of chocolate batter. You should be a bout 2/3 to 3/4 full.
Bake for 20 min. Cool in the pan.