Spooky Chocolate Cupcakes with Vanilla Buttercream
Spooky Chocolate Cupcakes with Vanilla Buttercream
  • prep: 1 hr 30 min
  • cook: 30 min
  • total: 2 hr
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  • Summary

    Chocolate cupcakes with a hint of espresso, topped with ghostly clouds of perfect buttercream frosting.

    Ingredients

    • For the Chocolate Cupcakes:
    • 1½ cups all-purpose flour
    • 1½ cups granulated sugar
    • ¾ cup unsweetened cocoa powder
    • 2 tablespoons espresso powder (optional)
    • 1½ teaspoons baking soda
    • 1 teaspoon baking powder
    • 1 teaspoon kosher salt
    • ¾ cup whole milk
    • ¾ cup room-temperature water
    • 2 eggs
    • 3 tablespoons vegetable oil
    • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
    • 2 teaspoons edible glitter (optional, but it's more fun this way)
    • 1 cup + 2 tablespoons granulated sugar
    • 5 egg whites
    • 1½ cups (3 sticks) unsalted butter, cubed
    • ¾ teaspoon clear vanilla extract
    • black decorating gel, for the ghosts
    • sprinkles, if desired

    Instructions

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    Nutrition

    Nutritional Info
    • Servings Per Recipe: 20
    • Amount Per Serving
    • Calories: 222 % Daily Value *
    • Total Fat: 13 g 19.55%
    • Saturated Fat: 7 g 33.78%
    • Trans Fat: 0 g %
    • Cholesterol: 26 mg 8.64%
    • Sodium: 302 mg 12.57%
    • Calcium: 34 mg 3.41%
    • Potassium: 180 mg 5.14%
    • Magnesium: 0 mg 0%
    • Iron: 1 mg 5.28%
    • Zinc: 0 mg 0%
    • Total Carbohydrate: 20 g %
    • Dietary Fiber: 2 g 7.21%
    • Sugar: 13 g
    • Protein: 9 g
    • Alcohol: 0 g
    • Omega 3 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Omega 6 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Vitamin A 5.88%
    • Vitamin C 0%
    • Vitamin D 0%
    • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
    Diabetes Exchanges
    • Exchange - Fat2
    • Exchange - Fruit0
    • Exchange - NonFat Milk0
    • Exchange - Other Carbs1
    • Exchange - Starch0
    • Exchange - Vegetables0
    • Exchange - Lean Meat0
    • Exchange - Alcohol0
    MyPlate Info
    • MyPlate - Grain Total0 oz-eq
    • MyPlate - Vegetable Total0 c
    • MyPlate - Fruit0 c
    • MyPlate - Dairy0 c
    • MyPlate - Protein Total1 oz-eq

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