Chocolate Mint Chip Cupcakes With Mint Swiss Merin... Recipe

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  1. CAKES:
  2. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
  3. Insert liners into a medium cupcake pan.
  4. In large bowl cream together the butter and sugar on medium speed until light and fluffy, about 3 to 5 minutes.
  5. Beat in melted chocolate.
  6. Add eggs, peppermint extract and chocolate milk.
  7. Beat until creamy.
  8. In separate bowl combine flour and baking soda.
  9. Add dry ingredients into chocolate mixture and beat until well blended (DO NOT OVERBEAT!).
  10. Stir in chocolate chips using a spatula.
  11. Fill cupcake liners 2/3 to 3/4 full.
  12. Bake 15 to 20 minutes OR until inserted toothpick comes out clean.
  13. Cool cakes in pan.
  15. Put egg whites and sugar in double boiler over simmering water.
  16. Whisk constantly and cook until sugar is completely dissolved and mixture is warm.
  17. Pour heated egg mixture into a clean mixer bowl fitted with a whisk attachment.
  18. Beat egg white mixture on high speed until it forms stiff (NOT dry) peaks.
  19. Continue beating until fluffy and cooled, about 6 minutes.
  20. **It is very important to beat it for the entire six minutes.
  21. Switch to the paddle attachment.
  22. With mixer on medium low, add butter several tablespoons at a time, beating well after each addition.
  23. **If frosting appears soupy after the butter has been added, beat on medium high speed again until smooth, 3 to 5 minutes.
  24. Beat in peppermint extract.
  25. Reduce speed to low.
  26. Beat 2 minutes to eliminate air bubbles.
  27. Stir with rubber spatula until smooth.
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Nutrition Facts

Per ServingPer 100 g
Amount Per 1 Serving
Calories 372.9 Kcal (1561 kJ)
Calories from fat 170.36 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 18.93g 29%
Cholesterol 62.56mg 21%
Sodium 138.62mg 6%
Potassium 117.7mg 3%
Total Carbs 49.77g 17%
Sugars 33.89g 136%
Dietary Fiber 2.31g 9%
Protein 5.04g 10%
Vitamin A 0.1mg 5%
Iron 0.9mg 5%
Calcium 24.3mg 2%
Amount Per 100 g
Calories 364.05 Kcal (1524 kJ)
Calories from fat 166.32 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 18.48g 29%
Cholesterol 61.08mg 21%
Sodium 135.33mg 6%
Potassium 114.91mg 3%
Total Carbs 48.59g 17%
Sugars 33.08g 136%
Dietary Fiber 2.26g 9%
Protein 4.92g 10%
Vitamin A 0.1mg 5%
Iron 0.9mg 5%
Calcium 23.7mg 2%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
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  • salty
  • savory
  • bitter
  • sweet
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Weightwatchers Points

  • 8.6
  • 11

Good Points

  • saturated fat free,
  • low sodium

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