Jane wyman's cupcakes with chocolate sauce *

Yield: 12 Cupcakes

Measure Ingredient
¾ cup Shortening or butter
1 cup Sugar
4 Egg yolks; beaten well
1¼ cup Flour; sifted
¼ teaspoon Baking soda
2 dashes Salt
4 Egg whites; beaten stiff
3 ounces Squares unsweeten chocolate
½ cup Milk
1 teaspoon Batter from cupcakes
½ cup Strong coffee
2 cups Milk
2 cups Sugar



Cupcakes: Cream shortening and sugar. Add yolks. Mix well. Combine flour, baking soda and salt. Add sugar-egg mixture. Mix well. Fold in. Mix well. Reserve 1 tsp batter for sauce. Pour ⅔ full into greased or lined muffin tins. Bake at 375~ for 18-20 minutes.

Chocolate Sauce: Combine chocolate, milk and batter in top of double boiler. Allow to blend and thicken. Add coffee. Bring to a boil, stirring. Add milk & sugar. Boil 10 minutes, stirring constantly.

Serve while hot over cupcakes that have been cut in halves. This is a good way to brighten up old cakes too.

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