Reviewed on Jun. 21, 2010 by shivali
These cupcakes were a hit for Father's Day. Everybody enjoyed them -- all ages. When I follewed the recipe for the frosting exactly, I was left with a separated mess. Here are my recommendations for the most amazing tasting frosting...1. Instead of mixing the chocolate chips and butter and microwaving them (which seemed to cause the separation), melt the chips ONLY in the microwave and then add them to room temperature butter in a bowl and just swirl the mixture with a spatula, not the mixer. 2. Add the cold coffee, and confectioners suger. I added much more coffee than the recipe called for -- enough to give me a mocha flavor. 3. The recipe does not call for vanilla extract, but I added half a teaspoon.