Chocolate Chip Cupcake Recipe

Decadent Chocolate Chip Cupcake Recipe




Who wants a Chocolate Chip Cupcake Recipe??

You do!!!

Add this decadent Chocolate Chip Cupcake to your baking collection - shared by brandysbaking


Cupcake Ingredients:

2 1/2 cups flour

1 cup unsweetened cocoa powder

1 tsp instant espresso powder

1/2 tsp salt

1 1/2 tsp baking soda

2 cups sugar

2/3 cup canola oil

2 eggs

2 tsp vanilla

1 1/2 cup buttermilk

1 small tub of prepared cookie dough

For Decorating:

24 mini chocolate chip cookies

Mini-chocolate chips or chocolate sprinkles

For the Frosting:

3 sticks unsalted butter (at room temperature)

pinch of Salt

1 tablespoon clear vanilla extract

5-6 cups powdered sugar, sifted

4-6 tablespoons heavy cream or milk

Cupcake Directions:

Preheat oven to 350 degrees fahrenheit. Line 2 cupcake/muffin pans with paper liners (24) and set aside.

In a small bowl, mix together flour, cocoa powder, baking soda, espresso powder and salt. Stir with a whisk or fork to combine.

In a large bowl, whisk together sugar, oil, eggs and vanilla until smooth. Alternately whisk in flour mixture and buttermilk, beginning and ending with flour mixture; whisk until smooth.

Scoop batter into prepared pans. Place about 1 tsp of cookie dough into the center of each cupcake and press down lightly, making sure to cover dough with batter.

Bake for 22-24 minutes or until tops of cupcakes spring back when lightly touched. Let cool in pan on rack for 5-8 minutes. Remove from pan and let cool completely on rack.

Frosting Directions:

In a large mixing bowl, cream butter until fluffy. Slowly add in powdered sugar, and continue creaming until well blended. Add salt, vanilla, and 3 tablespoons of heavy cream or milk. Blend on low speed until moistened. Add an additional 1 to 3 tablespoons of heavy cream or milk until you reach the desired consistency. Beat at high speed until frosting is smooth and fluffy.

Frost the cupcakes and decorate with mini-chocolate chip cookies and mini-chocolate chips and/or sprinkles.

Enjoy!!




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