Desserts

Pink Velvet Cupcakes with Chocolate Frosting

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These Pink Velvet Cupcakes are not quite chocolate and not quite vanilla, but they are absolutely delicious! Soft, tender and topped with a rich, melted chocolate frosting; these are the perfect, simple dessert to make for your Valentine!

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For the cupcakes:
1 stick unsalted butter, at room temperature
1 cup caster sugar
2 large eggs
2 tsp vanilla extract
1tbsp cocoa powder
1 and 1/2 cups all purpose flour
1 and 1/2tsp baking powder
1/2tsp baking soda
1tsp white wine vinegar
1/2 cup buttermilk, shaken
Pink food colouring - amount you need will depend on what type you use
For the frosting:
1 cup dark chocolate chips
1 and 1/2 sticks unsalted butter
2 and 1/2 cups powdered sugar, sifted
2tsp vanilla extract
1-2tbsp milk
Marshmallows and sprinkles to decorate, optional
Preheat oven to 350F and line a 12 hole cupcake tin (You may have enough batter to make 14, I just put 2 extra liners on the tray and didn't worry that they weren't perfect cupcake shapes!!) Place the...
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Nutritions

Calories
677

Sodium
29mg
1% DV

Fat
43g
67% DV

Protein
4g
9% DV

Carbs
64g
21% DV

Fiber
3g
12% DV

Your search for the best chicken salad recipe stops here! This simple, flavorful combination of tender meat, bright green onions, herbs, and seasoning in a creamy mayonnaise dressing is quick and delicious. Use the easy chicken salad recipe to make sandwiches, or serve it on top of a bed of lettuce with a side of biscuits, rolls, or potato chips. The make-ahead dish is always a favorite!

4 c cooked shredded chicken ( such as rotisserie chicken )
.5 c finely chopped green onion
1 c Duke's mayonnaise
2 t dried tarragon
1/4 t ground black pepper
1/4 t garlic salt
1/4 t onion powder
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  • In a large bowl, toss together the shredded chicken and the green onions.
  • In a separate bowl, stir together the mayonnaise, black pepper, garlic salt, onion powder and tarragon. Add the...
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Nutritions

Calories
557

Sodium
194mg
8% DV

Fat
29g
46% DV

Protein
60g
121% DV

Carbs
3g
1% DV

Fiber
3g
12% DV