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Mexican Chocolate Chili Cupcakes

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These Duncan Hines chocolate cupcakes keep it muy interesante with a touch of cinnamon and cayenne pepper.

  • Hands-On Time: 25 Minutes
  • Total Time: 1 Hour 15 Minutes
  • Servings: 12 Cupcakes
  • Difficulty: Super Simple
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Baking Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 350°F. Place 12 paper liners in muffin pan(s).
  2. Combine cake mix, water, oil, eggs, 1 teaspoon cinnamon and ¼ teaspoon cayenne pepper in large bowl with wooden spoon. Stir until blended. Reserve ¾ cup batter.
  3. Spoon batter evenly into prepared pan(s).
  4. Prepare chocolate pouch according to package directions.
  5. Spoon a level tablespoon of chocolate pouch mixture onto each cupcake and top with 1 tablespoon of the reserved cake batter.
  6. Bake 21 to 24 minutes or until cupcakes spring back when touched in center.
  7. Cool on wire rack 15 minutes. Remove cupcakes from pan and cool completely. Blend chocolate frosting with remaining 1 tsp. cinnamon and remaining 1/8 teaspoon cayenne pepper.
  8. Spread frosting on cupcakes.

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Perfect Multi-Layer Cakes & Tortes

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