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Zinfandel Wine Cupcakes

Red Zindandel complements the chocolate flavor in these wine cupcakes.

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  • Prep Time 30 min
  • Total Time 60 min
  • Servings 24

Ingredients

Cupcakes

1
box Betty Crocker® SuperMoist® devil's food cake mix
3/4
cup water
1/2
cup Zinfandel wine
1/3
cup vegetable oil
3
eggs
1
cup miniature semisweet chocolate chips

Frosting

6
cups powdered sugar
1/3
cup butter, softened
1/3
cup unsweetened baking cocoa
1/8
teaspoon salt
1/2
cup Zinfandel wine

Garnish

Chocolate curls

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LOCATION

Directions

  • 1 Heat oven to 350°F (325°F for dark or nonstick pan). Place paper baking cup in each of 24 regular-size muffin cups. Make cake batter as directed on box, using cake mix, water, 1/2 cup wine, oil and eggs. Stir in chocolate chips. Divide batter evenly among muffin cups (about two-thirds full).
  • 2 Bake 20 to 22 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool in pans 10 minutes; remove from pans to cooling rack. Cool completely, about 30 minutes.
  • 3 In large bowl, beat powdered sugar, butter, cocoa and salt with electric mixer on low speed until blended. Beat in 1/2 cup wine. If frosting is too thick, beat in more wine a few drops at a time. Frost cupcakes. Garnish with chocolate curls.

EXPERT TIPS

Expert Tips

To make chocolate curls, warm a chocolate bar by holding it in your hands for several minutes to slightly softened. Using vegetable peeler, shave chocolate in long strands along smooth side of chocolate. Transfer curls with toothpick to cupcakes.

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Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Cupcake
Calories
290
(
Calories from Fat
80),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
9g
9%
(Saturated Fat
4g,
4%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
35mg
35%;
Sodium
190mg
190%;
Total Carbohydrate
50g
50%
(Dietary Fiber
1g
1%
  Sugars
40g
40%
),
Protein
2g
2%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
2%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
4%;
Iron
6%;
Exchanges:
0 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 0 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
3
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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