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Brownie Cupcakes

I grew up in my parents’ bakery, which might explain why I don’t like frosting. These brownie cupcakes are just my style! They come out shiny on top and are great without frosting. —Cindy Lang, Hays, Kansas
  • Total Time
    Prep: 15 min. Bake: 20 min. + cooling
  • Makes
    4 servings

Ingredients

  • 1/4 cup semisweet chocolate chips
  • 1/4 cup butter, cubed
  • 1 egg
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 1/4 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/4 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/4 cup chopped pecans

Directions

  • Preheat oven to 325°. In a microwave, melt chocolate chips and butter; stir until smooth. Cool slightly. In a small bowl, beat egg and sugar. Stir in vanilla and chocolate mixture. Gradually add flour; fold in pecans.
  • Fill paper-lined muffin cups two-thirds full. Bake until tops begin to crack, 20-25 minutes. Cool for 10 minutes before removing from pan to a wire rack.
Nutrition Facts
1 each: 297 calories, 21g fat (10g saturated fat), 83mg cholesterol, 99mg sodium, 26g carbohydrate (19g sugars, 2g fiber), 4g protein.

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