My Mom Didn't Like You Anyway, Cupcake
Why I Love This Recipe
This recipe is one passed down by a great Aunt it was the first title I thought of for my cookbook. My mother makes the best icing ever. I can never match it although I try she even uses margarine ... I know...I know!
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Ingredients You'll Need
2 cups sugar
¾ cup cocoa
2 cups all purpose flour
1 tsp. baking powder
2 tsp. baking soda
1 tsp. salt
¾ cup vegetable oil
2 tsp. vanilla
1 cup buttermilk
1 cup boiling water
Preheat oven to 350˚F (175˚C)
Mom's Best Ever Icing
¼ cup butter, softened
2 tbsp. cocoa
2 tbsp. hot water
2 cups icing sugar
*Line cupcake tin, makes 18 cupcakes
*In a large bowl sift together dry ingredients.
*Add eggs, vegetable oil, vanilla, and buttermilk.
*Beat with a mixer on medium speed for a couple
of minutes until smooth and silky. Stir in boiling
water until blended.
Directions; Mom's Best Ever Icing
Combine the butter, cocoa and hot water.
Gradually add the icing sugar until smooth and
creamy. Ice cupcakes and enjoy!
*Fill muffin tins with batter; bake in oven
for 22-25 minutes.