Chocolate Extreme Cupcakes

Chocolate Extreme Cupcakes

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

Prep Time

25

Minutes

Total Time

1:45

Hr:Mins

Makes

12

servings

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.
Makes 12 servings (1 cupcake)

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Serving)
  • Calories 753
    • Total Fat 40g
      • (Saturated Fat 25g,),
    • Sodium 164mg;
    • Total Carbohydrate 99g
      • (Dietary Fiber 3g,
    • Protein 8g;
    Percent Daily Value*:
      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.