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Blackberry Cupcakes! With Blackberry Cream Cheese Frosting…mmm!

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You had me at cream cheese frosting…but throw in fresh blackberries and I’m in heaven!

Chocolate Blackberry Cupcakes

Ingredients

  • 6 ounces unsweetened chocolate, chopped
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 stick unsalted butter, softened
  • 2 cups sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 4 large eggs
  • 1 cup milk
  • 1/2 cup blackberry puree

Instructions

  1. Melt chocolate in top of double boiler set over simmering water. Stir until smooth, remove from heat and cool until lukewarm.
  2. Preheat oven to 350°F.
  3. Stir flour, baking powder and salt in a large bowl until well mixed.
  4. Using an electric mixer, beat butter, sugar and vanilla until creamy and smooth. Add eggs one at a time, beating well after each.
  5. Stir in chocolate.
  6. Stir in blackberry puree.
  7. On low speed, beat in 1/3 of dry ingredients, then half of milk. Repeat, ending with last third of dry ingredients. Do not overmix.
  8. Fill each muffin cup about 2/3 full and bake until a toothpick inserted in center of a cupcake comes out clean, 15 to 20 minutes. Cool in pan for 5 minutes, then remove and cool on racks.
  9. Frost and Enjoy!

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Blackberry Cream Cheese Frosting

Ingredients

  • 4 ounces unsalted butter, softened
  • 4 ounces cream cheese, softened
  • 2 cups powdered sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/4 cup blackberry puree

Instructions

  1. In a large bowl, beat together the butter and cream cheese with an electric mixer. With the mixer on low speed, add the powdered sugar a cup at a time until smooth and creamy. Beat in the vanilla extract and blackberry puree.
  2. Put it on cupcakes...or eat it by the spoonful when no ones looking!

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