This amazing Dark Chocolate Salted Caramel Cupcake Recipe is sure to be a sweet treat for anyone that tries it! The cupcake recipe, from All Recipes, really is amazing with the homemade frosting.
The Cast Of Dark Chocolate Salted Caramel Cupcake Recipe
1 cup all-purpose flour
1/4 cup Unsweetened Cocoa
1 1/4 teaspoons baking soda
1/4 teaspoon salt
1 large egg
1/2 cup firmly packed light brown sugar
1/2 cup granulated white sugar
1/2 cup whole milk plus
2 tablespoons whole milk
1/3 cup strong brewed coffee or espresso
1/2 cup unsalted butter, melted
Instructions For Dark Chocolate Salted Caramel Cupcake Recipe
1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees. Line cupcake pan with cupcake liners.
2. Sift together the flour, cocoa, baking soda, and salt. In a medium bowl, whisk together egg, brown sugar, white sugar – in a separate bowl, whisk milk, coffee, and melted butter. Whisk the dry ingredients into the wet ingredients.
3. Fill cupcake liners 1/2 to 2/3 full. Bake for 15 minutes, or until a toothpick comes out clean. Cool for 10 minutes.
Dark Chocolate Salted Caramel Cupcake Recipe Icing
1 cup salted butter
3-4 cups confectioners/powdered sugar
1/2 teaspoon table salt
1 tablespoon vanilla extract
1/4 cup caramel sauce (like the ice cream topping)
4 tablespoons heavy cream
3/4 cup unsweetened cocoa powder
Instructions For Dark Chocolate Salted Caramel Cupcake Recipe Icing
Beat butter for a few minutes with an electric mixer. Add 3 cups of powdered sugar and 3/4 cup cocoa powder. Next, add vanilla extract, salt, and 2 tablespoons of heavy cream and beat for 3 minutes. If your frosting needs to stiffen up, add remaining sugar. If your frosting needs to be thinned out, add a tablespoon of milk.
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