Mint Delight Cupcake in a Jar gift recipe
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- 1 2/3 c
- all purpose flour
- 1 1/2 tsp
- baking soda
- 1/2 tsp
- kosher salt
- 1 1/4 c
- red decorating sugar, you may substitute light brown or regular sugar
- 1/2 c
- dark cocoa powder, unsweetened
- chocolate-covered bite-size mint candies (junior mints)
Cover top of jar with your choosing and attach a gift tag with instructions with raffia or a ribbon.
1 jar Mint Delight Cupcake Mix
1/2 cup butter, unsalted, melted and cooled slightly
1 1/4 cups buttermilk at room temperature
2 large eggs, room temperature
1 teaspoon mint extract, divided
1 container cream cheese frosting
Fresh mint leaves, optional
Preheat oven to 350-degrees. Line muffin tin wit 20 cupcake liners. Remove mints candies from jar; set aside.
Makes 20 cupcakes.