Dark Chocolate Cupcakes with Ganache


Dark Chocolate Cupcakes with Ganache

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    Servings and Ingredients

    Serves 15
    ¾ c. whole wheat flour
    ¾ c. Hy-Vee all-purpose flour
    1 tsp. Hy-Vee baking soda
    ¼ tsp. Hy-Vee salt
    ⅓ c. Hy-Vee cocoa powder
    ¼ c. Hy-Vee canola oil
    1 (2.25 oz) container baby food prunes
    1 ½ c. Splenda sugar blend, divided
    ⅔ c. Hy-Vee skim milk
    1 tsp. Hy-Vee white vinegar
    ¼ c. Hy-Vee half-and-half
    2 oz. unsweetened chocolate, chopped
    ½ tbsp. Hy-Vee unsalted butter

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      1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
      2. Place whole wheat flour, all-purpose flour, baking soda, salt, cocoa powder, oil, prunes, 1 cup sugar blend, milk and vinegar in mixing bowl. Mix until well-blended with electric mixer.
      3. Line muffin tins with paper liners or bake in silicone muffin cups.
      4. Fill cups 3/4 full with batter.
      5. Bake for 20 minutes. Remove from oven and cool.
      6. To prepare ganache, heat half-and-half and remaining 1/2 cup sugar blend in a small saucepan over medium-high heat just until it begins to boil.
      7. Turn off heat and add unsweetened chocolate. Whisk thoroughly until chocolate is melted.
      8. Add butter and stir until smooth.
      9. Dip the tops of the cupcakes into the ganache.

      Nutrition facts


      220 Calories per serving

      Amounts Per Serving

      • Total Fat: 7g
      • Cholesterol: 5mg
      • Sodium: 130mg
      • Total Carbohydrates: 34g
      • Protein: 3g

      Daily Values

      Vitamin A 2%
      Vitamin C 0%
      Iron 8%
      Calcium 2%

      Recipe Source:

      Hy-Vee Seasons Health 2010.