Jun 21, 2010
Some of the best recipes come about through serendipitous mistakes. Orangette set out to make a malted chocolate cupcake, but after one failed attempt, she wound up making a classic chocolate cupcake with malted icing, resulting in a flavor combination that “can be slurped through a straw.”
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With two types of chocolate and a half-cup of buttermilk, these cakes bake up to a pretty shade of brunette, with a rich, tender crumb that shines under the light. Capped with a lazy swirl of soft, malted frosting, it's like a milkshake, but with a more satisfying chew.