Chocolate Cupcakes w/ Vanilla Buttercream Frosting. Find Out How To Make Tasty Cupcakes. Salt – A touch of salt goes so well with the chocolate flavor.; Vanilla extract – You might find it odd to have vanilla in chocolate frosting, but the vanilla actually enhances the chocolate flavor.; Tips. Make sure that all of your ingredients are at room temperature.

Chocolate Cupcakes w/ Vanilla Buttercream Frosting

I played around with chocolate buttercream frosting and made it super light and fluffy thanks to adding some whipped cream. Rich and moist chocolate cupcakes with a creamy vanilla buttercream frosting. These cupcakes are made from scratch and are perfect as birthday cupcakes! You can have Chocolate Cupcakes w/ Vanilla Buttercream Frosting using 14 ingredients and 5 steps. Here is how you cook that.

Ingredients of Chocolate Cupcakes w/ Vanilla Buttercream Frosting

  1. It’s 3/4 cup of unsweetened cocoa powder.
  2. It’s 3/4 cup of flour.
  3. You need 1/2 tsp of baking powder.
  4. Prepare 1/4 tsp of salt.
  5. Prepare 3/4 cup of butter/margarine.
  6. It’s 1 cup of sugar.
  7. You need 3 of eggs.
  8. It’s 1 tsp of vanilla extract.
  9. You need 1/2 cup of sour cream.
  10. Prepare of frosting:.
  11. It’s 2 cups of powdered sugar.
  12. You need 1/2 cup of margarine.
  13. Prepare 1 1/2 tsp of vanilla extract.
  14. Prepare 2 tbsp of milk.

Easy Rocket Cupcakes, Lemon-Poppy Seed Cupcake with a Blackberry White Chocolate Buttercream, and these Chocolate Caramel Surprise Cupcakes. Also, be sure to check out this Strawberry White Chocolate Buttercream , which pairs perfectly with these chocolate cupcakes. This chocolate buttercream frosting is fluffy, creamy and has a rich chocolate flavor. My chocolate buttercream frosting is so simple to make and is great for covering chocolate cakes, chocolate cupcakes or even vanilla cupcakes.

Chocolate Cupcakes w/ Vanilla Buttercream Frosting instructions

  1. Sift and set aside the flour, cocoa powder, baking soda and salt..
  2. Mix the butter and sugar until light and fluffy. Add and beat in eggs, one at a time, then the vanilla. Gradually add and mix the flour mixture, alternating with sour cream, and ending with flour..
  3. Fill up 3/4 of each baking cup with the batter. Bake for approx. 20 minutes at 350°F..
  4. FROSTING: mix butter until smooth, beat in powdered sugar, then vanilla and milk..
  5. Pipe the buttercream frosting onto the cupcakes. Add strawberries and coconut on top for decoration and extra flavor 🙃(optional)..

Is there anything better than chocolate buttercream frosting? I really can't think of anything. Reduce the speed to low and gradually add the powdered sugar. Once all of the powdered sugar is incorporated, increase the speed to medium-high and add the vanilla, mixing until incorporated. A classic combo, chocolate and vanilla pair perfectly in these rich and tender chocolate cupcakes topped with a dreamy vanilla bean buttercream frosting.

By Sandra