(by Shirley McNevich)
1 box Duncan Hines chocolate cake mix
1 - 3oz. box Jell-O chocolate INSTANT pudding mix
1 - 8oz. Breakstone's sour cream
1/2 cup canola oil
1/2 cup warm water
1 - 12oz. bag Nestle's semi-sweet chocolate bits
Line muffin tins with cupcake liners. In a mixer add cake mix, pudding mix, eggs, sour cream, canola oil and water--beat on low until mixed, then beat on medium for 2 minutes. Remove bowl from mixer--add chocolate bits--stir until mixed. Fill each cupcake liner 2/3 full with batter. Bake at 350 degrees for 25 minutes--test with a toothpick for doneness. Cool completely. Frost as desired.