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Level of Difficulty: Medium

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• 1.5 cups of sugar

• 2 cups of flour

• 2.5 tsp of baking powder

• 1/2 tsp of baking soda

• 1 tsp of salt

• 1/2 cup of cocoa powder

• 1/2 cup of oil

• 3 eggs

• 1/2 cup of sour cream

• 1 cup of strong coffee (used 2 tsp of coffee)

• 1 tsp of vanilla extract

1. Mix sugar, eggs, oil, and vanilla together, and then add the sour cream.

2. Add the dry ingredients in two portions. After the first portion add half of the coffee, and then, add the remainder of the dry ingredients followed by the rest of the coffee.

3. Pour into a cupcake pan.

4. Bake at 350 F (180 C) for about 15 min.

*Makes 25 cupcakes

Raspberry Filling

• 12 oz (345 g) of fresh raspberries

• 5 Tbsp of sugar

• 2 Tbsp of lemon juice

• 2 eggs

• 2 egg yolks

• 3 oz (80 g) of butter

• 1 Tbsp of corn or potato starch

1. Cook the raspberries and sugar until the fruit becomes soft and begins to fall apart.

2. Set aside to cool.

3. Add the eggs, juice, and butter. Mix everything together and cook it.

4. When it starts to thicken add the starch (mixed in with some cold water enough to dissolve), and mix it.

5. Set it aside to cool.

*You can keep this filling in the fridge for up to two weeks

Once the the cupcakes and filing cools, cut out a hole in the middle of the cupcake and fill with the raspberries.

Other chocolaty recipes:

Chocolate Chip Loaf: https://thesweetworldsite.wordpress.com/2019/01/28/chocolate-chip-loaf/

Beet Cake: https://thesweetworldsite.wordpress.com/2018/08/03/beet-cake/

Brownies: https://thesweetworldsite.wordpress.com/2018/04/24/brownies/

Chocolate Covered Oranges: https://thesweetworldsite.wordpress.com/2017/12/28/chocolate-covered-oranges/