I LOVE Dr. Pepper and I LOVE cupcakes!! So when the to our combined they make for a yummy delicious treat that everyone young and old are sure to enjoy.
Make sure you try this easy and simply decadent recipe the next time your baking up some treats
Dr. Pepper Cupcakes
For the cupcakes:
1/2 cup butter
2/12 cups brown sugar
3 ounces unsweetened baking chocolate, melted
1/2 cup buttermilk
1/2 teaspoon salt
2 1/2 cups cake flour
2 teaspoons vanilla
1 cup boiling Dr. Pepper
For the frosting:
1 cup butter, softened
3 1/2 cups confectioners sugar
1 teaspoon milk
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1/8 teaspoon salt
To make the cupcakes
Preheat the oven to 375F. Line muffin tin with liners; set aside.
Cream butter, and add brown sugar until well blended.
Individually add eggs, and beat well.
Pour in the chocolate when slightly cooled.
Add the baking soda to the buttermilk in a small bowl.
Blend remaining dry ingredients in a large bowl, and add flour mixture and the buttermilk mixture alternately and mix well.
Add the vanilla and Dr Pepper to the mix, and blend until combined.
Bake for 20-25 minutes or until toothpick comes out clean. Cool completely before frosting.
To make the frosting, mix butter, sugar, and salt in a small bowl. Beat mixture until well mixed. Pour in milk and vanilla, and continue beating for 3 to 5 minutes or until creamy.