Tuesday, December 27, 2016

Chocolate Truffle Cupcakes

 Cupcake Palooza 2016 Day 1

Chocolate Truffle Cupcakes with Chocolate Buttercream
24 cupcakes

1 Devils Food Cake Mix
1/3 c. milk
1/2 c. oil
1 cup sour cream
4 eggs
2 tsp pure vanilla
1/4 c. flour
1/4 tsp baking soda
24 chocolate truffles (I used Ferrero Rocher; you can do homemade if you're ambitious)
  1. Mix cake mix, milk, oil, sour cream, eggs and vanilla in mixer until combined. Mix on med-high speed for 2 minutes
  2. Put 1/4 c. batter in cupcake liners
  3. Bake at 350 for 12 minutes
  4. Remove from heat and quickly core cupcakes
  5. Place truffle in cupcake and put the pan back into oven for 1-2 minutes to slightly melt the chocolate into the cake
  6. Remove from oven and cool on wire racks
Chocolate Buttercream
1 cup room temp butter
2 tsp vanilla
1/3 baking cocoa
1/2 tsp salt
2 lbs (ish) powdered sugar
A few tablespoons milk
  1. Cream butter and vanilla together
  2. Add cocoa and salt until butter is smooth and chocolaty
  3. Alternate adding milk and powdered sugar until frosting is the consistency and sweetness you desire. 
  4. Pipe onto cooled cupcakes

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