We Lived Happily Ever After: Hot Chocolate Cake!

Saturday, December 22, 2012

Hot Chocolate Cake!


Today I want to share with you MY super yummy take on Hot Cocoa. But not in drink form... that's right  it's a CAKE in that mug!


(Recipe at bottom of post)

Most mugs are oven safe. but if you don't feel comfortable putting your coffee mugs in the oven, try Mason Jars. They turn out just as pretty.


This recipe is special because it not only looks like gourmet hot chocolate, but it actually has hot cocoa mix in it!


Only add a heaping tablespoon full of batter to your buttered mugs.


Bake at 350 until done (mine took about 20 minutes)


Look at those delicious little mounds of chocolate cake? It's a good, mindful "portion" size too. ;)


Your cake shouldn't be soft in the middle. It should spring back when touched.


Let it cool down completely. Then add a dollop of chocolate hot cocoa frosting, let that harden in the fridge for five minutes, then add some room temperature cool whip.

  
If you want, you can also make it even more irresistible by adding your favorite chopped candy bar. Use left over Holiday candy!


HERE is the RECIPE!

Makes 12 Hot Chocolate Cake Mugs

The Cake:

1 Cup Sugar
1 Cup Flour
1/3 Cup Cocoa
1 Tsp. B. Soda
1 Tsp. B. Powder
1/2 Tsp. Salt
1 Cup Milk
1/2 Cup Water

The Frosting: 

1 Stick of Butter, softend
1/3 Cup Cocoa
1/3 Cup Hot Chocolate Mix
3 Cups Powdered Sugar
1/3 Cup Milk






Hope you all try it out for yourself! 

 Dressing up your desserts is easier than you think!

Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year Everyone! <3



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