Port Wine and Cherry Chocolate Cupcakes with Mascarpone Frosting

Servings

12

Prep

15 min

Cook

30 min

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Ingredients

Port Wine and Cherry Chocolate Cupcakes with Mascarpone Frosting
Print Recipe
Servings Prep Time
12 cupcakes 15 minutes
Cook Time
30 minutes
Servings Prep Time
12 cupcakes 15 minutes
Cook Time
30 minutes
Port Wine and Cherry Chocolate Cupcakes with Mascarpone Frosting
Print Recipe
Servings Prep Time
12 cupcakes 15 minutes
Cook Time
30 minutes
Servings Prep Time
12 cupcakes 15 minutes
Cook Time
30 minutes
Ingredients
Cupcakes
Servings: cupcakes
Instructions
Cupcakes
  1. Simmer port and drained cherries (I used morello cherries in a jar) in a saucepan for 10 minutes.
  2. Remove 1/8 cup of liquid, set aside.
  3. Add butter, 3T sugar, chocolate, and cocoa and whisk until melted.
  4. Remove from heat and let cool.
  5. Mix flour, sugar, soda, salt in a bowl. In a separate bowl, mix egg and sour cream.
  6. Add port mixture and beat briefly.
  7. Add flour mixture and beat briefly.
  8. Pour into lined cupcake pan.
  9. Bake at 350 for 25 minutes, or until toothpick comes out clean.
  10. Spoon remaining port liquid on cupcakes before frosting.
Frosting
  1. Beat ingredients together at high speed for 2-3 minutes, or until soft peaks form.
  2. Spread on cupcakes and top with cherries or chocolate.
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