Rich Chocolate Cupcakes with Chocolate Glaze
recipe from Lisa@ The Cutting Edge of Ordinary
2 cups sugar
1 ¾ cups all-purpose flour
¾ cup cocoa
1 ½ teaspoons baking powder
1 ½ teaspoons baking soda
1 teaspoon salt
2 eggs
1 cup milk
½ cup vegetable oil
2 teaspoons vanilla
1 cup boiling water

Heat the oven to 350. Line about 30 muffin cups with paper or foil baking cups.

Whisk together the sugar, flour, cocoa, baking powder & soda and salt in a large bowl. Add the eggs, milk oil and vanilla and beat on medium speed for 2 minutes. Stir in the boiling water (batter will be thin). Full cups 2/3 full with batter.

Bake 22 to 25 minutes or until toothpick comes out clean. Cool completely on wire racks.

Glaze – from the blog
2 cups (6 ounces) semi or bittersweet chocolate, chopped
6 tbsp (3 ounces) unsalted butter
1/4 cup light corn syrup
1 tsp vanilla extract
In a small saucepan melt the first 3 ingredients together over low heat until melted. Stir in vanilla. Dip the tops of the cooled cupcakes into the glaze.