Culinary Delight #5: Chocolate-Strawberry Cupcakes

I actually made these for Valentine’s Day and thoroughly screwed them up, but somehow, they still tasted fantabulous – even if they were a huge mess.

I’m a bit sheepish that I failed*, because they are so easy to make they don’t even need a drawn-out recipe. Simply make brownie batter in one bowl (brownie mix + 2 eggs + 1/2 cup canola oil + 1/4 cup water) and strawberry cake batter in another (cake mix + 2 tablespoons canola oil + 1 1/3 cup water + 3 egg whites.) Spoon a small amount of the brownie batter into the muffin tins, and then spoon a slightly larger amount of strawberry batter on top, and bake for 20 minutes at 350. Frost with cream cheese icing once they cool, and voila! 🙂

*I failed because I didn’t have brownie mix, and figured cake mix would suffice. It didn’t! The two cakes just ran all together and made for a very weakly structured cupcake that fell apart easily. That’s what I get for substituting…

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