How to Cook Appetizing Chocolate Cupcakes with Pomegranate Cream Cheese Frosting

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Chocolate Cupcakes with Pomegranate Cream Cheese Frosting.

Chocolate Cupcakes with Pomegranate Cream Cheese Frosting You can have Chocolate Cupcakes with Pomegranate Cream Cheese Frosting using 18 ingredients and 7 steps. Here is how you cook it.

Ingredients of Chocolate Cupcakes with Pomegranate Cream Cheese Frosting

  1. It's 1 of FOR CUPCAKES.
  2. You need 2 cup of granulated sugar.
  3. You need 1 3/4 cup of all purpose flour.
  4. You need 3/4 cup of special dark hersheys cocoa.
  5. It's 1 1/2 tsp of baking powder.
  6. You need 1 1/2 tsp of baking soda.
  7. You need 1 tsp of salt.
  8. Prepare 2 of eggs.
  9. It's 1 cup of milk.
  10. You need 1/2 cup of oil such as canola oil.
  11. It's 2 tsp of vanilla extract.
  12. You need 1 cup of boiling water.
  13. Prepare 1 of FOR POMEGRANATE FROSTING.
  14. Prepare 1 1/2 cup of pomegranate juice.
  15. It's 4 oz of butter at room temperature.
  16. Prepare 8 oz of cream cheese at room temperature.
  17. It's 12 oz of powdered sugar, about 4 cups.
  18. It's 7 oz of bag of chocolate covered pomegranat juice pieces I use a brand called brookside they are in the candy section of the grocery store.

Chocolate Cupcakes with Pomegranate Cream Cheese Frosting step by step

  1. MAKE CUPCAKES.
  2. Preheat oven to 350, line cupcake tins with paper liners, this makes 24 cupcakes.
  3. In a large bowl, mix flour, cocoa, baking powder, baking soda and salt. Add eggs, milk oil and vanilla. Beat until combined. Stir in boiling water ( the batter will be very thin). Pour batter evenly into 24 paper lined cupcake tins. Bake 16 to 20 minutes until a toothpick comes out clean.Cool on a rack.
  4. FOROMEGRANATE FROSTING.
  5. In a small saucepan, over medium heat reduce pomegranate juice by one half this will take awhile so I would advise doing this in advance or while the cupcakes are cooking.This must be cool before using in frosting..
  6. Beat cream cheese and butter until creamy.Slowly add powdered sugar and cooled pomegranate juice beat until smooth, you may not need all the sugar once you have a creamy fluffy frosting its done,.
  7. Frost the cooled cupcakes with frosting top each cupcake with 3 chocolate covered pomegranate juice pieces, if you can not find them garnish with chocolate shavings.