Chocolate Halloween Peep Cupcakes

1
Catherine Cappiello Pappas

By
@LadyGourmet

These are a festive and fun holiday treat for the whole family and so easy to whip up!

Rating:

★★★★★ 1 vote

Comments:
Serves:
1 dozen
Prep:
5 Min
Cook:
25 Min

Ingredients

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FOR CUPCAKES:

1/4 c
boiling water
3/4 c
semisweet dark chocolate
5 Tbsp
butter
1 c
sugar
2
eggs
1 tsp
vanilla
1 c
cake flour
1/2 tsp
baking soda
1/2 c
buttermilk or sour milk (1/2 cup milk plus 1/2 teaspoon vinegar; let stand for 10 minutes to curdle)

FOR ICING:

3 Tbsp
butter
2 c
confectioner's sugar
1 tsp
vanilla extract
ghost peeps

How to Make Chocolate Halloween Peep Cupcakes

Step-by-Step

  • 1For Chocolate Cupcakes: Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Pour boiling water over chocolate. Set aside to cool to room temperature. In a stand mixer, beat butter until whipped and creamy. Add sugar, beat until fluffy. Add eggs, one at a time. Finally, add melted chocolate. In a large bowl sift together flour and baking soda. Alternate between the dry ingredients and the sour milk, until a light and well combined batter forms. Turn into a tray of lined cupcake tins. Bake for about 25 minutes or until tester comes out clean. For Icing: In a stand mixer combine butter and sugar until thick and creamy. Spread over each cupcake, once completely cooled and top with Ghost Peeps immediately before the frosting sets.

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About Chocolate Halloween Peep Cupcakes

Course/Dish: Cakes
Collection: Halloween Treats
Other Tag: For Kids




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