Which Spice Do I Use For Spicy Chocolate Cake?

Baking By Dreme Updated 18 Jan 2011 , 3:57am by Dreme

Dreme Posted 18 Jan 2011 , 1:24am
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I want to make some cupcakes that have a kick to them but I am not sure which type of spice works well with the chocolate cake. If I were to use something like a chili powder which one would I use? Anyone have any ideas?

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birdlady9771 Posted 18 Jan 2011 , 1:42am
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Cayenne pepper powder. Chili powder would add more of a smoky taste not spicy/heat. Just go easy on the cayenne!

icer101 Posted 18 Jan 2011 , 1:47am
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AuntieE Posted 18 Jan 2011 , 2:05am
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I use cayenne in my Mexican chocolate cake recipe and I use 2 tsp. You may want to start with 1 and see how much kick you want.

bsnder5 Posted 18 Jan 2011 , 2:05am
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cayenne pepper and a bit of balsamic vinegar

Dreme Posted 18 Jan 2011 , 3:57am
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Thanks. I will try that!

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