Desserts

Mocha Peppermint Cupcakes

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Rich chocolate cupcakes, infused with peppermint, topped with peppermint vanilla frosting, crushed peppermint candies & chocolate drizzle.

12
CUPCAKES
1/2 cup (115g) unsalted butter
2 ounces semi-sweet baking chocolate
3/4 cup (64g) unsweetened cocoa powder (not Dutch processed)
3/4 cup (95g) all-purpose flour*
1/2 teaspoon baking soda
3/4 teaspoon baking powder
1/4 teaspoon salt
2 large eggs, at room temperature
1/2 cup (100g) granulated sugar
1/4 cup (50g) light brown sugar
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1/2 teaspoon peppermint extract
1/2 cup (120ml) buttermilk*
PEPPERMINT VANILLA FROSTING
1 cup (230g) unsalted butter, softened to room temperature
3-4 cups (360-480g) confectioners' sugar
1/4 cup (60ml) heavy cream*
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1/4 teaspoon peppermint extract
salt, to taste
CUPCAKE DECOR
4 ounces semi-sweet baking chocolate, melted
Crushed candy canes
For the cupcakes: Preheat the oven to 350F degrees. Line a 12-cup cupcake/muffin pan with cupcake liners. Set aside. Melt the butter and chocolate together in the microwave. Microwave in 30 second...
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Nutritions

Calories
433

Sodium
569mg
23% DV

Fat
9g
14% DV

Protein
9g
18% DV

Carbs
80g
27% DV

Fiber
7g
28% DV

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