Saturday, September 15, 2018

CHOCOLATE NUTELLA CUPCAKES WITH STRAWBERRY WHIPPED CREAM

#CHRISTMAS #CAKE

The cover is so illuminate.  You know how sometimes you pick up a cupcake and it is so oppressive and slow, not these.  You don't level perceive similar you are retentive anything when you eat one of these up.  I misused my choice doctored-up dish mix recipe for the chocolatey found and disparity a place of Nutella over the top!


INGREDIENTS
  • 1 chocolate fudge cake mix
  • 1 (3.4 oz.) box chocolate fudge pudding mix
  • 1 cup plain Greek yogurt (or sour cream)
  • ¾ cup water
  • ¾ cup vegetable oil
  • 4 eggs
  • ¾ cup Nutella
  • 1 tsp. vanilla extract
  • Strawberry Whipped Cream:
  • 1½ cups whipping cream
  • 2-3 Tbl. sugar, depending on how sweet you want it
  • 5 Tbl. strawberry jam
  • sliced strawberries, for garnish, if desired
  • 1 tsp. strawberry extract

INSTRUCTIONS
  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Line a 12-cup muffin tin with paper liners and spray with cooking spray.
  2. For the Cupcakes: Combine dry cake mix, dry pudding mix, water, oil, Greek yogurt, eggs and vanilla. Mix until well blended. Fill muffin cups no more than ⅔ full with batter.
  3. Bake for about 23 minutes or until top springs back when lightly touched and a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean. Repeat with remaining batter. Cool completely and then spread 1 - 1½ teaspoons of Nutella over the top of each cupcake. Top with Strawberry Whipped Cream. Store cupcakes in the refrigerator. Yield: 24-26 cupcakes.
  4. For the Strawberry Whipped Cream: Pour whipping cream into a chilled bowl. Using a hand mixer and the whisk attachment, beat the cream until frothy. Add the strawberry jam, sugar and strawberry extract. Whip until thick and creamy. Pipe or spread over cupcakes. Garnish with a sliced strawberry, if desired.