October 25, 2010

Hershey's "Perfectly Chocolate" Cupcakes with Cream Cheese Frosting

Hershey's "Perfectly Chocolate" Cupcakes with Cream Cheese Frosting - hersheys.com

2 cups sugar
1-3/4 cups all-purpose flour
3/4 cup HERSHEY'S Cocoa
1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder
1 1/2 teaspoons baking soda
1 teaspoon salt
2 eggs
1 cup milk
1/2 cup vegetable oil
2 teaspoons vanilla extract
1 cup boiling water

Heat oven to 350°F. Grease and flour two 9-inch round baking pans. Line muffin cups (2-1/2 inches in diameter) with paper baking cups.
Stir together sugar, flour, cocoa, baking powder, baking soda and salt in large bowl. Add eggs, milk, oil and vanilla; beat on medium speed of mixer 2 minutes. Stir in boiling water (batter will be thin). Pour batter into prepared pans.
Bake 22 to 25 minutes or until wooden pick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool 10 minutes; remove from pans to wire racks. Cool completely. Frost with Cream Cheese Frosting (recipe below).

Cream Cheese Frosting

8 oz. cream cheese, softened
3 tbs milk
2 1/2 cups powdered sugar
1 1/2 tsp vanilla
Blend cream cheese and milk.  Add sugar slowly.  Stir in vanilla.  Frosts 2 8" layers or 24 cupcakes.


  1. yum yum!! looking awfully good!! :)))

    Greets from BFC !!!

  2. Oh YUM! I'm a chocoholic...and just about everything's good with cream cheese frosting! Thanks for sharing!