Chocolate Covered Strawberry Cupcakes
Chocolate Covered Strawberry Cupcakes
  • prep: 4 hr
  • cook: 30 min
  • total: 4 hr 30 min
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  • Summary

    I dare say these are one of the best cupcakes you'll ever eat! A rich, moist chocolate cupcake is topped with a boldly flavored, natural strawberry frosting and it's finished with a fresh chocolate covered strawberry. A cupcake worthy of any celebration!

    Ingredients

    • 2 oz. (56g) unsweetened chocolate, chopped
    • 1 cup (130g) all-purpose flour (spooned into measuring cup and leveled)
    • 1/4 cup (21g) unsweetened cocoa powder (spooned into measuring cup and leveled)
    • 1/2 tsp baking soda
    • 1/4 tsp salt
    • 1 cup (200g) granulated sugar
    • 1/4 cup (56g) unsalted butter, softened
    • 1 large egg
    • 1 large egg yolk
    • 1 1/2 tsp vanilla extract
    • 1/2 cup (120g) sour cream
    • 1/2 cup (120ml) boiling water
    • 1 cup (17g) freeze dried strawberries
    • 1 cup (230g) fresh strawberry puree (from strawberries blended in a food processor)
    • 3/4 cup (170g) unsalted butter nearly at room temperature
    • 3 1/4 cups (390g) powdered sugar
    • 1 tsp fresh lemon juice
    • 1/4 tsp vanilla extract
    • Few drops red food coloring (optional)
    • 12 small fresh strawberries
    • 4 oz. (113g) semi-sweet chocolate

    Instructions

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    Nutrition

    Nutritional Info
    • Servings Per Recipe: 12
    • Amount Per Serving
    • Calories: 531 % Daily Value *
    • Total Fat: 23 g 35.58%
    • Saturated Fat: 14 g 71.23%
    • Trans Fat: 1 g %
    • Cholesterol: 64 mg 21.46%
    • Sodium: 103 mg 4.27%
    • Calcium: 34 mg 3.44%
    • Potassium: 112 mg 3.19%
    • Magnesium: 0 mg 0%
    • Iron: 2 mg 12.26%
    • Zinc: 0 mg 0%
    • Total Carbohydrate: 80 g %
    • Dietary Fiber: 3 g 12.6%
    • Sugar: 62 g
    • Protein: 5 g
    • Alcohol: 0 g
    • Omega 3 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Omega 6 Fatty Acid: 1 g
    • Vitamin A 11.39%
    • Vitamin C 32.14%
    • Vitamin D 0.91%
    • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
    Diabetes Exchanges
    • Exchange - Fat5
    • Exchange - Fruit0
    • Exchange - NonFat Milk0
    • Exchange - Other Carbs4
    • Exchange - Starch1
    • Exchange - Vegetables0
    • Exchange - Lean Meat0
    • Exchange - Alcohol0
    MyPlate Info
    • MyPlate - Grain Total1 oz-eq
    • MyPlate - Vegetable Total0 c
    • MyPlate - Fruit0 c
    • MyPlate - Dairy0 c
    • MyPlate - Protein Total0 oz-eq

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