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Pool Side Recipe of the Month from your Houston Pool Builder

Do you like cupcakes? We found this award winning recipe by Dee Longe called Black Bottom Cupcakes: Black Bottom Cupcakes 8 ounces cream cheese, softened, 1 egg 1 1/3 cups sugar, divided, plus additional for sprinkling, ½ teaspoon salt + dash 1 cup chocolate chips 1 ½ cups flour 1 teaspoon baking soda ¼ cup cocoa powder 1/3 cup oil 1 tablespoon vinegar 1 teaspoon vanilla ¼ cup chopped peanuts 1 cup water Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Line cupcake pans with papers. Beat cream cheese, egg, 1/3 cup sugar and dash salt in small bowl until well blended. Fold in chocolate chips. In large bowl, stir together 1 cup sugar, ½ teaspoon salt, flour, baking soda and cocoa powder. Blend in oil, vinegar, vanilla and 1 cup water. Fill cupcake papers one-third full with cocoa batter. Top with heaping teaspoon of cream cheese mixture. Sprinkle with sugar and chopped peanuts. Bake 30 minutes. Remove from pans and allow to cool completely on cooling rack. Servings – 24 cupcakes. For more Pool side recipes from your Houston Pool Builder, be sure to check out our blog or “like” us on Facebook.