Desserts

Spicy Chocolate Cupcakes with Spicy Cream Cheese Frosting

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Use this recipe to amp up a regular box cake mix! The combination of sweet and spicy makes a perfect dessert!

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Cupcakes:
1 box chocolate cake mix (I used Pillsbury's German Chocolate mix)
2 egg whites
2 eggs
1 cup milk
1/3 cup unsalted butter, melted
1/2 teaspoon chili powder
1/8 teaspoon cinnamon
1 pinch of nutmeg
1 pinch of ground red pepper flakes (use more if you want your cupcake really spicy)

Frosting:
8 oz cream cheese, softened
4-5 cups powdered sugar
2 tablespoons milk
1 teaspoon vanilla
1/4 teaspoon cinnamon
1/8 teaspoon nutmeg
1/8 teaspoon chili powder
Cupcakes: Preheat oven to 350°F. In stand mixer, add all ingredients and mix until well combine. Don't over mix. Fill cupcake liners with 3 oz of batter. Bake for 15-20 minutes. Cool completely before...
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Nutritions

Calories
197

Sodium
60mg
2% DV

Fat
8g
13% DV

Protein
2g
4% DV

Carbs
27g
9% DV

Fiber
0.5g
2% DV