Mint Chocolate Chip Cupcakes
1 box Vanilla cake mix
1 large box instant vanilla pudding mix
1 cup sour cream
1 cup vegetable oil
1/2 cup warm water
4 large eggs
1 1/2 to 2 tsp peppermint extract
Green food coloring
2 cups chocolate chips
Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Line cupcake pan with wrappers; set aside.
In the bowl of a mixer, combine cake mix, pudding mix, sour cream, oil, water, and eggs. Mix on low for about a minute; then beat on medium-high for about 2 more minutes. Add peppermint extract and food coloring; mix until well incorporated. Add chocolate chips and mix well.
Fill cupcake wrappers 1/2 to 2/3 full with batter. Bake for 16-20 minutes, or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean.
Check back next week for my peppermint buttercream recipe!