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Candybar Cupcakes

Candybar Cupcakes

Both young and old will enjoy these tender double chocolate cupcakes topped with caramel and peanuts.

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20 min
Prep Time
50 min
Total Time



1 cup sugar

1/2 cup sour cream

1 large Land O Lakes® Egg

2 tablespoons Land O Lakes® Butter, softened

1 cup all-purpose flour

1/3 cup water

1/2 teaspoon baking soda

1/4 teaspoon baking powder

1/4 teaspoon salt

1/2 teaspoon vanilla

1/2 cup semi-sweet chocolate chips

1/2 cup chopped peanuts

2 (1-ounce) squares unsweetened baking chocolate, melted


1/2 cup caramel ice cream topping

1/4 cup chopped peanuts

How to make

  1. STEP 1

    Heat oven to 350°F. Place paper baking cups into muffin pan cups; set aside.

  2. STEP 2

    Combine sugar, sour cream, egg and butter in bowl. Beat at medium speed, scraping bowl often, until smooth. Add flour, water, baking soda, baking powder, salt and vanilla; beat until smooth. Stir in chocolate chips, peanuts and unsweetened chocolate until well mixed.

  3. STEP 3

    Spoon 3 tablespoons batter into each prepared muffin cup. Bake 20-25 minutes or until toothpick inserted into center comes out clean. Remove cupcakes from pans; cool 10-15 minutes.

  4. STEP 4

    Drizzle 1 teaspoon caramel topping onto each cupcake; sprinkle with chopped peanuts.

Tip #1

If you prefer a firmer caramel topping, refrigerate cupcakes.

Nutrition (1 cupcake)

230 Calories
11 Fat (g)
20 Cholesterol (mg)
180 Sodium (mg)
34 Carbohydrates (g)
2 Dietary Fiber
5 Protein (g)
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