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Chocolate Covered Strawberry Cupcakes

Knowing that Valentine's day is on a school day, I made a special treat for my love today while I had time to bake. These are the BEST cupcakes I have ever made. They are very labor intensive, but so worth it. The strawberry frosting is to die for, and the homemade chocolate cake is simply luscious.  The recipe makes 12 cupcakes. 

Ingredients2 oz. unsweetened chocolate, chopped
1cup all-purpose flour(spooned into measuring cup and leveled)
1/4cup unsweetened cocoa powder(spooned into measuring cup and leveled)
1/2tspbaking soda
1cup granulated sugar
1/4 cup unsalted butter, softened
1large egg yolk
1 1/2tspvanilla extract
1/2cup sour cream
1/2cup boiling water Strawberry Buttercream Frosting 1cup freeze dried strawberries
1cup fresh strawberry puree(from strawberries blended in a food processor)
3/4cup unsalted butternearly at room temperature
3 1/4cups powdered sugar
1tspfresh lemon juice
1/4tspvanilla extract
Few drops red food coloring(optional) Chocolate Covered Strawb…