E.L. Fudge Cupcakes

 
I love E.L. Fudge cupcakes a lot! In fact, I ask Matthew to buy them frequently. The last time I had asked him to bring them home he got single stuff, can you believe that?! Who doesn’t buy double stuff?
 
That was my question? He then told me that they were cheaper. Then I came home the next day mind in my business talking on the phone with a friend and I stuck my hand in the package to get a cookie and found this little lovely….
 
 
I could not stop laughing. He then proceeded to tell me that it’s Mega Stuff. He was just giving me what I had wanted.
 
 
That’s real love people I am just saying. Anyways, so we decided to make our own version of what a cupcake would taste like. Then we could put all the frosting we want on it! So here is our yummy version of the cupcakes.
 

Butter Cupcake Recipe

 
Ingredients
1 1/2 cups butter room temperature
2 1/2 cups granulated sugar
5 eggs
1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
3 cups all-purpose flour
3/4 teaspoon baking powder
1/4 teaspoon salt
1 cup milk
 
 

DIRECTIONS

 
Preheat oven to 350 degrees. In mixer cream butter and
sugar until light and fluffy. Add eggs one at a time, mixing well after each
addition.
Mix in vanilla flavor. In a separate bowl mix flour with baking
powder and salt. Add flour mixture alternately with milk, starting with the
flour.
Pour about a tablespoon into each cupcake well. Bake for about 20-25
minutes or until a toothpick comes out clean. Let cool for 10 minutes in pan on
a rack before taking out of the pan. Set aside and make the frosting while it
cools.
 
 
Chocolate Buttercream Frosting
 
Ingredients
1/2 cup solid vegetable shortening
1/2 cup salted butter, softened
1/2 cup cocoa
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1/2 teaspoon of sea salt
5 – 6 cups confectioners sugar, sifted (add more for thicker frosting)
1/4 cups of milk (add more for thinner frosting)
 
Directions
In a large bowl, mix together shortening and butter with an electric mixer. Gradually add in cocoa. Add vanilla.
Carefully mix in sugar, one cup at a time. Scrape the sides of the bowl every so often. Add milk until the frosting is fluffy. If you want your frosting to be stiffer, add a little more sugar until it’s the texture you desire. Remember that if it’s too stiff it’s hard to squeeze out of the frosting bag. Enjoy these I know that we did!!

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