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Hot Chocolate Cupcakes

A delicious spin on traditional chocolate, these cupcakes are baked with eggs, oil, sugar, and you guessed it - hot chocolate! Whip up these delectable desserts for your next dinner party or save them for a cozy night in. Either way, you won't be able to resist the delicious cocoa flavor! Total Time: 40 min  Yield: 14 cupcakes INGREDIENTS CUPCAKES 3/4 cup McSteven's Milk Chocolate Cocoa (or spice it up with one of many different McSteven's flavors!) 3/4 cup all purpose flour 1 teaspoon baking powder 1/2 teaspoon baking soda 1/4 teaspoon salt 2 eggs, room temperature 1/4 cup granulated sugar 1/2 cup packed light brown sugar 1/3 cup vegetable oil 2 teaspoons pure vanilla extract 1/2 cup buttermilk FROSTING...

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Hot Chocolate Sugar Cookies

A timeless classic with a delicious twist! Sugar cookies with yummy hot chocolate mixed in makes for a delectable dessert, perfect for any cookie and chocolate lover! Prep Time: 15 min Cook Time: 10 min Yield: 36 cookies Ingredients 1 cup butter, softened 1 cup granulated sugar 1/2 cup McSteven's Hot Chocolate (1/4 cup for mix, 1/4 cup for rolling) (You can use any flavor variety here - we used the premium chocolate) 1 egg 2 tsp vanilla extract 1/2 tsp almond extract (optional) 2 1/2 cups all purpose flour 1/2 tsp baking soda 1/2 tsp baking powder 1/4 tsp salt Directions Preheat oven to 350 degrees. If using metal baking sheet, line with parchment paper or coat with baking...

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Apple Cider Sugar Cookies

Get in the fall spirit with these super delicious apple cider sugar cookies - the perfect blend of sweet and tart! Choose to dress them up with sugar, cider mix, or a sweet glaze - or keep it simple and leave them plain - either way, you won't be able to resist a taste test (or two!) before sharing these goodies.  Prep Time: 15 min Bake Time: 10 min Yield: 36 cookies INGREDIENTS Cookies 1 cup butter, softened 3/4 cup granulated sugar 1/2 cup McSteven's Spiced Red Apple Cider Mix 1 egg 2 tsp vanilla extract 1/2 tsp almond extract (optional) 2 1/2 cups all purpose flour 1/2 tsp baking soda 1/2 tsp baking powder 1/4 tsp salt Topping or...

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Chocolate Pumpkin Cupcakes

Trick or Treat? This one's a treat! Get in the spirit of the season with these deliciously cute pumpkin cupcakes, complete with pretzel stems and cream cheese frosting - perfect for Fall and Halloween! Prep Time: 45 min Cook Time: 18 min Yield: 24 Cupcakes INGREDIENTS  Cupcakes 12 Tablespoons (1 1/2 sticks) unsalted butter, at room temperature 1 1/3 cups sugar 3 large eggs, at room temperature 2 1/2 teaspoons vanilla extract 1 cup buttermilk, at room temperature 1/2 cup sour cream, at room temperature 1 3/4 cups all-purpose flour 1 cup McSteven's Pumpkin Cocoa 1 1/2 teaspoons baking soda 1/4 teaspoon salt Frosting and Decorations Pretzel rods 12 ounces cream cheese, at room temperature 3/4 cup (1 1/2 sticks) unsalted butter, at room temperature 3 cups powdered sugar 1 Tablespoon vanilla extract Orange and Green food coloring INSTRUCTIONS Cupcakes Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F and...

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Chocolate Pumpkin Spice Cake

The Fall season has finally begun, and we all know what that means - Pumpkin Spice! We enjoy it in our drinks and our candles, and now we can enjoy it in our cake too! This Chocolate Pumpkin Spice Cake is the perfect blend of cocoa, pumpkin and spices, and topped with a delicious butter and cream cheese frosting. So grab your latte, gather your ingredients, and let's get baking! Prep Time: 20 min Total Time: 1 hr 30 min (includes cooling time) Yield: 8 slices INGREDIENTS Cake 1 1/4 cups sifted cake flour 1/2 teaspoon baking powder 1/2 teaspoon baking soda 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon 1/4 teaspoon ginger 1/8 teaspoon ground cloves 1/8 teaspoon ground nutmeg 1/4...

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