Chocolate Frosted Cupcakes

HOMEMADE!

5 of 5 votes

"This frosting is so fluffy and delicious! Wow! Thank you so much."

~  Andrea

INGREDIENTS

> All-Purpose Flour > Cocoa Powder > Baking Powder > Baking Soda > Salt >White Sugar > Brown Sugar > Vegetable Oil > Vanilla Extract > Buttermilk > 2 Eggs > Boiling Water > Butter > Powdered Icing Sugar > Heavy Whipping Cream > Chocolate Sprinkles

1

In a small bowl, whisk together the flour, cocoa powder, baking powder, baking soda and salt. Set aside.

2

In a large bowl, beat together the sugars, oil, vanilla extract and buttermilk for 2 minutes until well combined and sugar appears dissolved.

3

Beat in the eggs, followed by the flour mixture.

4

Add the boiling water and carefully beat to combine.

5

Portion out the cupcake batter into the prepared liners, filling each 2/3 of the way full.

6

Beat together the butter, powdered icing sugar and cocoa powder for 2 minutes until well combined. Add the heavy whipping cream, vanilla extract and salt.

7

Scoop the frosting into a piping bag fitted with a large star tip. Pipe the frosting onto the cooled cupcakes, starting in the center, working your way out to the edges and then back towards the center and up.

EXPERT TIP:

To make mocha cupcakes, add in espresso powder to your batter and chocolate buttercream frosting. Adding espresso, also helps to enhance the chocolate flavor.

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