Hot Chocolate Christmas Cupcakes
12 cupcake liners
2 envelopes Rich Milk Chocolate Flavor
NESTLÉ Hot Cocoa Mix
1 cup NESTLÉ NESQUIK Chocolate Flavor Powder
1 cup (6 ounces) NESTLÉ® TOLL HOUSE® Semi-Sweet Chocolate
1 teaspoon baking powder
1/2 cup vegetable oil
4 large eggs
1 cup sour cream
1 container (16 ounces) prepared vanilla frosting
1 cup sweetened flaked coconut
12 fresh or frozen, thawed
strawberries (if strawberries are unavailable, use red gumdrops)
1 box (7
ounces) WONKA NERDS Candies
PREHEAT oven to 350° F.
Line 12 muffin cups with cupcake liners.
COMBINE hot cocoa mix, Nesquik,
flour, morsels and baking powder in a medium bowl; mix well. Combine oil, eggs
and sour cream in a small bowl. Mix egg mixture into cocoa mixture; mix until
thoroughly combined. Pour batter evenly into cupcake liners.
BAKE for 20
to 25 minutes or until wooden pick inserted in cupcakes comes out clean. Cool
completely. Frost with frosting or follow directions to make snowman cupcakes.
FROST cooled cupcakes with frosting. Top with
DAB bottom of strawberries or gumdrops with frosting. Place on
top of cupcakes to form hats.
FORM the eyes, nose and mouth by placing a
small amount of frosting on Nerds colors of your choice and adhere to the top of
Cook's Tip: Coat the chocolate morsels in the dry
ingredients to prevent them from settling to the bottom of the cupcakes during
Makes 12 cupcakes.
Prep time: 15 minutes.
time: 50 minutes
Courtesy of Nestle and meals.com.
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