Tuesday, November 18, 2008

Chocolate Ganache Filled cupcakes

1 Devil’s Food cake mix
4 oz. semi-sweet baking chocolate, coarsely chopped
½ c. whipping cream
1½ c. powdered sugar
1 tub of frosting or 1 reciepe of favorite frosting

Prepare cake mix and bake as directed on box using cupcake papers in cupcake pan. Allow to cool. In a microwave safe bowl, combine the chocolate and whipping cream. Microwave in 30 second intervals, stirring in between, until chocolate is melted. Blend thoroughly. Add powdered sugar and stir until thoroughly combined and mixture is smooth. Pour ganache into a small plastic squeeze bottle. Insert opening of squeeze bottle halfway into the cupcake center and squeeze until you see it start to surface. Frost the cupcakes with vanilla or cream cheese frosting and sprinkle with small pieces of chocolate.

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