• 747261119724dafebfe3ccd051a9b45b

Chocolate Milky Way Cupcakes

These cupcakes are super moist, soft and decadent. The surprise milky way bite in the middle is partially melted and oozing caramel. Such goodness.

Prep
Cook
Serves 15people
Ingredients
1
cup all-purpose flour
1
cup sugar
1/3
cup Cocoa powder (I used Ghirardelli
1
tsp baking soda
1/2
tsp baking powder
1/2
tsp salt
1
egg, at room temperature
1/2
cup buttermilk, at room temperature
1/2
cup strong black coffee, hot
1/4
cup vegetable oil
11
/2 teaspoons vanilla extract
15-18
milky way unwrapped bites (or more if you have no self control
for malted chocolate frosting
1
cup (2 stick) unsalted butter, at room temperature
2
cups confectioners’ sugar, sifted
1/4
cup + 2 tablespoons Ovaltine Classic (brown in color
2
tsp pure vanilla extract
pinch of salt
4
oz semisweet chocolate, melted and cooled
2
tbsp heavy whipping cream
Directions
1.
For the cupcakes:
2.
Preheat oven to 350degrees F. Line muffin tins with cupcake liners.
3.
Sift together all the dry ingredients in the bowl of an electric mixer.
4.
In a medium bowl, combine all the wet ingredients using a whisk.
5.
Mix the dry ingredients on low speed for 1 minute. Stop the mixer and add the wet ingredients. Mix for 2 minutes on medium speed and scrape the sides and bottom of bowl. Mix for additional minute on medium speed.
6.
The batter will be thin. Divide evenly among the cupcake liners.
7.
Bake for 7 minutes. Stuff each cupcake with one milky way bite and continue baking for another 7-8 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out almost clean.
8.
Cool cupcakes on wire racks completely. Meanwhile you could start on the frosting.
9.
For the Malted Chocolate Frosting
10.
Beat the icing sugar and butter on low speed for about 1 minute in the bowl of a stand mixer fitted with the paddle attachment.
11.
Add the malt powder, vanilla and salt and beat on low speed for about 2 minutes until well combined.
12.
Add the cooled chocolate and beat for additional 2 minutes on medium speed until smooth.
13.
Add whipping cream and beat on medium-high for an additional minute or two.
14.
Frost cupcakes and decorate with one Milky Way bite.

Recipes we also love...

Recipes We Also Love

Recipe has been added
This Recipe Is Already In
Recipe has been added
This Recipe Is Already In
Recipe has been added
This Recipe Is Already In
Recipe has been added
This Recipe Is Already In
Recipe has been added
This Recipe Is Already In

From the Cookbook Create Blog

Give the Most Memorable Gift, Ever

Cookbook Create gift certificates are personal and unique. They allow your loved one to make exactly the book they want with all of their favorite recipes.

Give the Gift