Black and White Cupcakes

These unfussy cupcakes are based on the black and white cookies that are a New York City classic.
By Michelle Keith
Black and White Cupcakes

Black and White Cupcakes
 
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These unfussy cupcakes are based on the black and white cookies that are a New York City classic.
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Recipe Type: Dessert
Serves: 12
Ingredients
For the cupcakes:
  • 6 tablespoons butter, melted
  • 2 eggs
  • ¼ cup milk
  • 1 teaspoon almond extract
  • 1 cup flour 1 cup sugar
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
For the ganache:
  • 12ounces semi sweet chocolate chips
  • ½ cup heavy cream
For the vanilla frosting:
  • ½ stick butter, softened
  • 2 cups confectioners sugar
  • 1 teaspoon clear vanilla
Instructions
For the cupcakes:
  1. Preheat oven to 350
  2. line a muffin tin with liners or grease
  3. Combine the melted butter, extract, sugar, eggs and milk
  4. In another bowl, mix the flour, baking powder, salt
  5. Add the dry mixture to the wet mixture, and mix well. Do not over beat
  6. Fill each cup about ? full and bake for 15-18 minutes.
  7. Allow to cool thoroughly before frosting with chocolate ganache on one half, and vanilla frosting on the other.
For the ganache:
  1. Melt together over low heat, and allow to cool until thick enough to spread
For the vanilla frosting:
  1. Beat well until fluffy. Milk may be added a tablespoon at a time to thin out.
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