How to make it

  • In a mixing bowl, combine boiling water, shortening, sugar, and cocoa. Beat until sugar is dissolved.
  • Add sifted dry ingredients alternately with the beaten egg, sour cream, and vanilla.
  • Fill greased and lightly floured cupcake cups about half full.
  • Bake at 350° for 25 minutes. Frost with your favorite frosting,

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    " It was excellent "
    aluminum_chef ate it and said...
    I just made these and they are SO good!! Thank you so much for sharing!
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  • noura 6 years ago
    great my kids loved them
    they are so delicious
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    " It was excellent "
    shirleyoma ate it and said...
    You sure know my weakness! Got my 5
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  • jeffsgirl 6 years ago
    Sounds yummy! Love when sour cream is added. Makes it so moist. About how many cupcakes does this recipe make?
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  • bluewaterandsand 6 years ago
    Yummy! I can't wait to make these.
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  • michellem 6 years ago
    These sound moist and chocolatey!!
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