It is that time of year again! As 2019 wraps up, we are all preparing for our fun New Year’s Eve parties! Maybe you are in charge of the wine, or maybe a sweet treat…either way, we have you covered! Our Pinot Noir Cupcakes, brought to you by Carmen Triana, are the perfect way to ring in the new year with friends and family. Enjoy!

Print off the recipe here

1 ½ cups flour (all purpose or gluten free blend for gluten free cupcakes)
¼ cup unsweetened cocoa
1 cup white sugar
1 tsp baking soda
½ tsp salt
1 tsp white vinegar
6 tbs vegetable oil
1 cup Cubanisimo Pinot Noir

Preheat oven to 350°. Line muffin tin with cupcake wrappers.
Add all ingredients to mixing bowl and mix well until smooth. Fill cupcake wells approximately 2/3 full.
Bake for 20 minutes. Cool on cooling rack.
Glaze with simple chocolate ganache glaze.

Simple Chocolate Ganache Glaze

¼ cup semi-sweet chocolate chips
2 tbs half and half

Microwave chocolate chips 30 seconds at a time until they start melting. Add half and half and stir until smooth. If needed, microwave 30 seconds at a time, stirring in between until the glaze is smooth. Put glaze into small sandwich baggie and snip the end to glaze the cupcakes.