Chocolate Cupcakes with Cream Cheese Frosting Recipe

Looking for an easy Chocolate Cupcakes with Cream Cheese Frosting recipe? Learn how to make Chocolate Cupcakes with Cream Cheese Frosting using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by snaggletooth0

Makes 28 servings



Cupcake recipe is from Trophy Cupcakes in Seattle. The frosting is a combo o a bunch of online recipes.

Recipe Ingredients for Chocolate Cupcakes with Cream Cheese Frosting

2 1/4 cups sugar
1 3/4 cups all-purpose flour
7/8 cup unsweetened cocoa powder
1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder
1 1/2 teaspoons baking soda
1 teaspoon salt
2 large eggs
1 cup whole milk
1/2 cup vegetable oil
2 teaspoons pure vanilla extract
1 cup boiling water
8 ounces cream cheese, room temperature
8 tablespoons (1 stick) unsalted butter, room temperature
4 cup confectioners' sugar
1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract

Recipe Directions for Chocolate Cupcakes with Cream Cheese Frosting

  1. CUPCAKES:

  2. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Line 2 standard muffin tins with cupcake liners; set aside.

  3. Sift 2 cups plus 2 tablespoons sugar, flour, cocoa powder, baking powder, baking soda, and salt together into the bowl of an electric mixer. Using the paddle attachment, mix ingredients together on low speed.

  4. In a large bowl, mix together eggs, milk, oil, and vanilla. Add to flour mixture and beat on medium speed for 30 seconds. Scrape down sides of bowl and continue mixing on medium speed for 2 minutes. Add boiling water and stir to combine;

  5. Fill each muffin cup three-quarters full with cake batter. Rotate pans halfway through baking, until tops are firm and a cake tester inserted in the center comes out clean, 17 to 22 minutes. Transfer muffin tins to a wire rack and let cupcakes cool in pan for 10 minutes. Remove cupcakes from pan and let cool completely.

  6. FROSTING:

  7. Whip up the butter and cream cheese. Add the frosting one cup at a time and the vanilla at the end.

Categories

Dessert

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 81.6g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
267
Calories from Fat
99
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
11.0g
17%
Saturated Fat
4.6g
23%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
33mg
11%
Sodium
185mg
8%
Potassium
105mg
3%
Total Carbohydrates
41.7g
14%
Dietary Fiber
1.1g
4%
Sugars
33.8g
Protein
3.0g
Vitamin A 5% Vitamin C 0%
Calcium 4% Iron 5%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
96% confidence
D-
    Bad points
  • Very high in sugar
  • Contains alcohol
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