Moist Chocolate Cupcakes with Choco Frosting Recipe

moist chocolate cupcakes

moist chocolate cupcakes

Here’s another cupcake recipe for you to try. This is mostly requested by my clients especially during kids’ birthdays because these little creatures love to eat cake in a cup!IMG_7952

Cupcake Ingredients

  • 1 2/3 C all-purpose flour
  • 2/3 C unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 1 1/2 t baking soda
  • 1 t salt
  • 1/2 C butter
  • 1 1/2 C white sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 t vanilla extract
  • 1/2 t coffee extract (This is optional. I just threw it in to add a little depth of flavor. Coffee extract is a handy thing to have around.)
  • 1 1/2 C buttermilk

How to bake the cupcakes

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  1. Sift together flour, cocoa powder, baking soda and salt. Set aside.
  2. Cream butter and sugar until light and fluffy.
  3. Beat in eggs and extracts.
  4. Beat in flour mixture, alternating with buttermilk, until combined.
  5. Fill cupcake liners 3/4 full.
  6. Bake at 350 F for twenty minutes or until cupcakes bounce back when touched.

Chocolate Frosting Ingredients

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  • 2 1/4 cups confectioners’ sugar
  • 1/4 cup unsweetened cocoa powder
  • Pinch of salt
  • 6 ounces cream cheese, room temperature
  • 1 1/2 sticks unsalted butter, softened
  • 9 ounces bittersweet chocolate, melted and cooled slightly
  • 3/4 cup creme fraiche, or sour cream

How to make the frosting

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  1. Sift together sugar, cocoa, and salt.
  2. Beat cream cheese and butter with a mixer on medium-high speed until smooth.
  3. Reduce speed to medium-low; gradually add sugar-cocoa mixture, and beat until combined.
  4. Pour in chocolate in a slow, steady stream.
  5. Add creme fraiche/ sour cream
  6. Beat until combined.

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Enjoy!

This is another “cupcake recipe” shared to you by HAPPY BAKER DELIGHTS.

Lots of Love,

Riah – the Lady behind HAPPY BAKER DELIGHTS 🙂

 

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