Sunday, December 06, 2015

Recipe: Bodacious Bordeaux Cupcakes




They say that the way through a person's heart is through their stomach. These wine infused cupcakes are certain to win someone's heart. They are a wonderful treat for holidays, birthdays, weddings, or just because. Then there is the frosting..delish!

So yummy, these cupcakes are sure to please, especially wine lovers! If you are not a Bordeaux fan, use your favorite red wine.

Bodacious Bordeaux Cupcakes

  • 1/2 cup butter
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 1/2 cup Bordeaux Wine
  • 1 1/4 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup  semi- sweet chocolate chips melted

Preheat oven to 350F. Mix melted butter and sugar together, then mix in the eggs one at a time until everything is incorporated. Next add the red wine. In a separate bowl, mix the rest of the dry ingredients together and then slowly add to the wet mixture. Mix in the melted chocolate. Pour batter into the cups, filling them about 3/4 of the way full. Bake for 15-20 mins. Let cool completely. Ice with Chocolate Bordeaux Wine Icing.


Chocolate Bordeaux Wine Icing


  • 2 3/4 Cups confectioners sugar
  • 6 Tablespoons unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 6 Tablespoons butter
  • 5 Tablespoons Bordeaux wine

Cream butter and slowly add the confectioners sugar. Then add the cocoa powder alternating one tablespoon at a time with the  wine. Incorporate until the mixture is nice and fluffy. Make sure your cupcakes are completely cooled then ice each cupcake. Enjoy!


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