Christmas Treat *5*

Merry Xmas Eve!

The final installment of my xmas treat series is the recipe for these cupcakes, my Grandma Betty's Mayo Cupcakes with Coffee Frosting. They've been a part of my family's history for decades, and through them my grandmother's culinary fame lives on...

Betty's Mayonnaise Cupcakes

Sift together:

2 cups all-purpose flour
1 cup sugar
1/2 cup cocoa powder
1/4 tsp salt
2 tsp baking soda

Add 1 cup cold water, mix well
Add 1 cup mayonnaise, mix thoroughly
Bake at 350 for 20mins

Coffee Frosting:

1/2 cup butter, creamed thoroughly
Add 1 heaping tsp instant coffee, mix thoroughly
Add powdered sugar and mix
Add a little milk
Keep adding powdered sugar until you have enough frosting to cover the cupcakes
Add 1 tsp vanilla before frosting cupcakes

*Use and enjoy*


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