Chocolate Cherry Cupcakes

Today we made Chocolate Cherry Cupcakes!

4 oz bittersweet chocolate (in bars or chunks), 12 oz butter, 1 1/8C sugar, 4 eggs, 5/8C flour, 1/8C cocoa, 3/4t baking powder, 1/8t salt, 1/2C coarsely chopped fresh cherries, drained

Preheat oven to 350F.

Choc Cherry Cupcakes

Melt chocolate with butter.

Choc Cherry Cupcakes

Choc Cherry Cupcakes

Stir until smooth. Remove from heat and stir in sugar. Beat 3 minutes. Let cool 10 minutes. Add eggs one at a time, beating after each addition. In separate bowl, sift dry ingredients. Stir into chocolate mixture. Stir in cherries.

Choc Cherry Cupcakes

Spoon into lined or greased cupcake tins. Bake 25 minutes, or until toothpick comes out clean.

Choc Cherry Cupcakes