Honey Chocolate Chip Cupcakes

Honey Chocolate Chip Cupcakes

YIELD: Makes 16 cupcakes


1 cup - butter or margarine, softened

1 1/3 cup - honey

2 - eggs

1 tsp. - vanilla extract

2 1/2 cups - all-purpose flour

1 tsp. - baking soda

1 tsp. - salt

1/3 cup - honey

1 - egg

1/2 tsp. - vanilla extract

1/8 tsp. - salt

1 cup - semi-sweet chocolate chips

1/2 cup - chopped walnuts

For Cupcakes:

For Topping:


Using electric mixer, beat butter until light; gradually add honey, beating until light and creamy. Beat in egg and vanilla.

In a medium bowl, combine flour, baking soda and salt; gradually add to butter mixture, mixing until blended.

Spoon batter into 16 paper-lined or greased 2 1/2-inch muffin cups. Bake at 350°F for 10 minutes.

For Topping:

Using electric mixer, beat honey, egg, vanilla and salt until light; stir in chocolate chips and nuts.

Remove cupcakes from oven. Spoon 1 T topping over each partially-baked cupcake. Return to the oven; bake at 350°F for an additional 12 to 15 minutes or until topping is set.

Cool in pans on wire racks.