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Chocolate cupcakes with cocoa buttercream (makes 24)

Cupcake Ingredients
  • 1/2 cup unsalted butter, softened (4 oz)
  • 1/2 cup sugar (4 oz)
  • 3/4 cup all-purpose flour (4 oz)
  • 2 large eggs
  • 3 Tbsp dark cocoa powder (1 oz)
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 1/4 tsp salt

Cocoa Buttercream Ingredients
  • 1/2 cup unsalted butter, softened (4 oz)
  • 1 1/2 cup powdered sugar (6 oz)
  • 3-4 Tbsp dark cocoa powder (1 oz)
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1 Tbsp milk

Cupcake Directions
  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees Fahrenheit.
  2. Cream together eggs, sugar, and butter.
  3. Add flour, cocoa, baking powder, and salt. Beat until well combined, about 3 minutes.
  4. Line mini cupcake pan with 24 paper liners. Fill each liner halfway with batter.
  5. Bake 8-10 minutes until tops are slightly cracked and spring back to touch.
  6. Cool completely before icing.

Cocoa Buttercream Directions
  1. Beat butter until creamy.
  2. Add powdered sugar, cocoa powder, vanilla, and milk. Mix on low until well combined. About 3 minutes.
  3. Spoon into icing bag and frost cupcakes.

2 comments

Jill Wasiewicz said...

Ooh this looks delicious Wendy! Off to go and hunt for chocolate now :-)

Wendy @ Wendy May Photography said...

Thank you Jillian! :D