Makes these and they will speak for themselves.
Brownie Cupcakes: adapted from Joy of Baking
4 ounces bittersweet chocolate, shredded
2 cups margarine, cut into pieces
1 1/4 cup sugar
1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
3 large eggs
3/4 cup flour
1/4 teaspoon salt
Preheat oven to 325 degrees F and place rack in center of oven. Line 12 muffin tins with paper or foil baking cups.
Melt the shredded chocolate and margarine in microwave. Once the chocolate is melted and smooth, remove and let cool for a few minutes. Then stir in the sugar. Add the vanilla and then add the eggs, one at a time, mixing well after each addition. Mix in the flour and salt until well blended.
Evenly divide the batter between the muffin cups.
Place in the preheated oven and bake for about 20 - 25 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in the center of a cupcake has moist crumbs. Remove from oven and let cool on a wire rack.
Makes 12 cupcakes.
For the frosting recipe, go to Joy's site.
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