Death by cupcake.

Samantha Plunkett

By
@Manyunderfooot

What's better then chocolate?

This only proves that you can never have enough chocolate.

What makes this even better that it's so easy to do!


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Rating:
★★★★★ 1 vote
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Serves:
18-24
Prep:
1 Hr
Cook:
20 Min

Ingredients

1 box
cake mix, chocolate fudge (make sure you have eggs and oil as the box call for.)
1 bottle
of coke.
8 oz
of good baking chocolate
1 c
cream
4 Tbsp
unsalted butter, room temp.
4 stick
unsalted butter, room temp.
9 c
confectioners' sugar
2 Tbsp
vanilla extract
1 c
milk
2 1/2 c
cocoa powder
1/4 c
of shaved chocolate (optional)

Step-By-Step

1For the cupcakes:

2Pick a box of chocolate cake mix, which ever flavor or brand you like. Add in the eggs and oil as recommended BUT use the coke in EXCHANGE for the WATER.

3Put about 2 tablespoons of batter in each cup cake paper. Cook until done and let cool.

4While cupcakes are cooling, in a microwave bowl break up the chocolate and place in microwave. Cooking ONE minute at a time and stirring until evenly melted.

5For the Ganache:

6In a microwave bowl cook the cream until very hot about two to three minutes.

7Pour the cream over the melted chocolate and stir until well incorporated. Add in the butter one table spoon at a time and mix until well incorporated.

8Cover ganache mixture and place in fridge to cool, stirring every five minutes.

9Once no longer runny and slightly thickened, take the ganache and place into a piping bag with a thin writing tip. Then poke and fill each cup cake until some start to come out.

-Or-
Cut a small circle out and put some of the ganache into the hole. Then remove some of the cut cake top and replace.

10For the frosting:

11Cream the butter, add in vanilla and rotate the con sugar and cocoa powder. Adding in milk until you get the texture you desire.

12Then frost your cupcakes and top with cocoa powder and shavings.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cakes, Chocolate
Hashtags: #cupcake, #desserts