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> 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
In a large bowl, beat together the sugars, oil, vanilla extract and buttermilk for 2 minutes until well combined and sugar appears dissolved.
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.
To make mocha cupcakes, add in espresso powder to your batter and chocolate buttercream frosting. Adding espresso, also helps to enhance the chocolate flavor.