Chocolate Extreme Cupcakes

Treat your family with these frosted chocolate cupcakes – a rich dessert to be enjoyed!

  • Prep Time 25 min
  • Total Time 1 hr 45 min
  • Servings 12

Ingredients

Cupcakes

2
cups Gold Medal™ all-purpose flour
1
teaspoon baking soda
1/2
teaspoon salt
3
oz unsweetened baking chocolate
3
oz semisweet baking chocolate
1
cup butter, softened
1
cup packed brown sugar
1/2
cup granulated sugar
4
eggs
1
teaspoon vanilla
1
cup buttermilk

Thick Chocolate Frosting

1
cup semisweet chocolate chips (6 oz)
1/2
cup butter, softened
1
box (1 lb) powdered sugar (4 cups)
1/2
cup whipping cream
2
teaspoons vanilla
Dash salt

  • 1 Heat oven to 350°F. Place jumbo paper baking cup in each of 12 jumbo muffin cups.
  • 2 In small bowl, mix flour, baking soda and 1/2 teaspoon salt; set aside. In small microwavable bowl, microwave baking chocolate uncovered on High 1 to 2 minutes, stirring once, until softened and chocolate can be stirred smooth.
  • 3 In large bowl, beat 1 cup butter with electric mixer on medium speed until creamy. Gradually add brown sugar and granulated sugar, beating well. Add eggs, one at a time, beating after each addition. Add melted chocolate and 1 teaspoon vanilla, beating well. Add flour mixture alternately with buttermilk, beating on low speed after each addition until blended. Divide batter evenly among muffin cups, filling three-fourths full.
  • 4 Bake 30 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool 5 minutes; remove from pans to cooling racks. Cool completely, about 45 minutes.
  • 5 In small microwavable bowl, microwave chocolate chips uncovered on High 1 to 2 minutes, stirring once, until softened and chips can be stirred smooth. In large bowl, beat 1/2 cup butter with electric mixer on medium speed until creamy. Add powdered sugar alternately with melted chocolate and whipping cream, beating on low speed after each addition until blended. Stir in 2 teaspoons vanilla and dash salt. Frost cupcakes with frosting.
 

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
753
,
% Daily Value
Total Fat
40g
40%
(Saturated Fat
25g,
25%
),
Sodium
164mg
164%;
Total Carbohydrate
99g
99%
(Dietary Fiber
3g
3%
),
Protein
8g
8%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
0%;
Iron
0%;
Exchanges:
1 Starch; 5 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 1/2 High-Fat Meat; 7 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
6 1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.