Cupcakes:1 cup all-purpose flour1/3 cup cacao powder1/2 tsp. baking powder3/4 cup unsalted buttersoftened1 cup cane sugar2 eggs1 tsp. vanilla extract1/2 cup greek yogurtFrosting:8 oz. (1 brick) cream cheese, softened3/4 cup semi-sweet chocolate chips3 - 4 Tbsp. powdered sugar*
Preheat oven to 350 F. Prepare muffin pan with liners.In a medium bowl combine flour, [easyazon_link identifier="B00EKLPLU4" locale="US" tag="ilospas-20"]cacao powder[/easyazon_link] and baking powder. Set aside.In a separate bowl beat butter with sugar using [easyazon_link identifier="B000FIOU76" locale="US" tag="ilospas-20"]electric mixer[/easyazon_link] until soft and fluffy. Add eggs, each at a time and beat the batter until all ingredients will incorporate well. Add [easyazon_link identifier="B0002UN7PI" locale="US" tag="ilospas-20"]vanilla extract[/easyazon_link] and greek yogurt. Mix well.Add dry ingredients and combine well.Pour the batter into the liners about 3/4 high. Bake for about 15 - 20 minutes. Remove from oven and cool off.In a medium bowl prepare frosting by combining cream cheese, melted [easyazon_link identifier="B00HCNCQ2S" locale="US" tag="ilospas-20"]chocolate chips[/easyazon_link] and powdered sugar. To melt chocolate chips use double boiler method: fill lower pan with water, bring water to simmer, put chocolate chips in top pan and stir. The microwave can be also used. Mix all ingredients well with electric mixer.Frost each cupcake with chocolate cream cheese frosting.
*More powdered sugar can be used if the frosting is not sweet enough.