Chocolate Peppermint Cupcakes
1 package of york peppermint patties
5 cups all purpose flour
1 1/2 cups cocoa
1 tsp baking powder
1 1/2 tsp baking soda
1/2 tsp salt
1 cup milk
1/2 cup butter
1 3/4 cup sugar
2 tsp vanilla
*Sift together flour, cocoa, baking powder, baking soda, sugar and salt
*In another bowl, mix together butter, milk, eggs, and vanilla
*Make a well in the dry ingredients and pour in wet ingredients, and stir until well combined.
*Pour into prepared muffin tins, filling each liner until 2/3 full
*Press one peppermint patty into each cupcake
*Bake at 350 for 15-20 minutes or until toothpick inserted into centre of cupcakes comes out clean.
*Top with your favourite chocolate butter cream icing.
These are best while still warm