Chocolate Malt Cupcakes (aka Whopper Cupcakes)

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Caroline ShupertRecipes

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@cmaude

This recipe came from a Carnation flyer several years ago. These cupcakes are delicious, especially if you like chocolate malt as much as my family does!

I added the Whopper candy on top of the finished cupcake. It seemed like a natural but, of course, its optional.

Picture is clip art.

Rating:

★★★★★ 2 votes

Comments:
Serves:
18
Prep:
15 Min
Cook:
15 Min

Ingredients

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  • CHOCOLATE MALT CUPCAKES:

  • 1 box
    chocolate cake mix (2 layer size)
  • 3 large
    eggs
  • 1 1/4 c
    water
  • 1/4 c
    vegetable oil
  • 1 c
    carnation original malted milk powder
  • CHOCOLATE MALT BUTTERCREAM FROSTING:

  • 1 stick
    butter, softened
  • 1/2 c
    vegetable shortening
  • 1/2 c
    carnation original malted milk powder
  • 2 Tbsp
    cocoa powder
  • 1/2 tsp
    vanilla
  • 3 Tbsp
    milk
  • 2 c
    powdered sugar
  • ·
    malted milk balls (like whoppers candies) for garnish, optional

How to Make Chocolate Malt Cupcakes (aka Whopper Cupcakes)

Step-by-Step

  1. Preheat oven according to cake mix package directions for cupcakes.

    Prepare chocolate cake mix with eggs, water, and oil as package directs. Mix well. Add malt powder, folding in by hand.

    Spoon batter into cupcake wrappers placed in a cupcake pan and bake according to cake mix package directions. Watch cupcakes and test with a toothpick when they are nearly done. Do not over-bake.
  2. While cupcakes are cooling prepare frosting. Combine all of the ingredients and beat well with a mixer. Frosting should be fluffy and easy to spread.

    Spread or pipe frosting onto COOLED cupcakes, garnish with a whole malted milk ball.

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About Chocolate Malt Cupcakes (aka Whopper Cupcakes)

Course/Dish: Cakes, Chocolate
Other Tag: For Kids




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