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Double Chocolate Cinnamon Mini Cupcakes

Double Chocolate Cinnamon Mini Cupcakes

Chocolate, cocoa and Cinnamon Sugar Butter Spread combine in these delicious petite cakes. Swirled chocolate cinnamon frosting makes these holiday bites irresistible.

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20 min
Prep Time
1 hr
Total Time
30 mini cupcakes



1/2 cup sugar

1/4 cup Land O Lakes® Cinnamon Sugar Butter Spread

1/4 cup buttermilk  

1 (1-ounce) square unsweetened baking chocolate, melted

1 large Land O Lakes® Egg

1 teaspoon vanilla

1 cup all-purpose flour

1 teaspoon baking soda

1/4 teaspoon salt

1/4 cup boiling water


1/3 cup Land O Lakes® Cinnamon Sugar Butter Spread

1 (1-ounce) square unsweetened baking chocolate, melted

2 cups powdered sugar

2 tablespoons unsweetened cocoa

1/3 cup Land O Lakes® Heavy Whipping Cream


decorator sprinkles, if desired


 *Substitute 1 teaspoon vinegar or lemon juice and enough milk to equal 1/4 cup; let stand 5 minutes.

How to make

  1. STEP 1

    Heat oven to 350°F. Place foil or paper baking cups into 30 mini (1 1/4-inch) muffin pan cups. Set aside.

  2. STEP 2

    Combine sugar and 1/4 cup Cinnamon Sugar Butter Spread in bowl; beat at medium speed until well mixed. Add buttermilk, 1 ounce melted chocolate, egg and vanilla; continue beating until well mixed. Add flour, baking soda and salt; beat at low speed until well mixed. Add boiling water; continue beating until smooth.

  3. STEP 3

    Spoon about 1 tablespoon batter into each prepared muffin pan cups. Bake 10-12 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool completely.

  4. STEP 4

    Place 1/3 cup Cinnamon Sugar Butter Spread and melted chocolate in bowl. Beat at medium speed until creamy. Gradually add powdered sugar and cocoa, alternately with whipping cream, beating well after each addition until creamy.

  5. STEP 5

    Pipe or frost each cupcake with about 1 tablespoon frosting; sprinkle with decorator sprinkles, if desired.

Tip #1

To make ahead, bake cupcakes as directed; cool completely. Place unfrosted cupcakes in resealable plastic freezer bag. Freeze up to 2 months. Let stand at room temperature until thawed. Prepare frosting as directed. Frost cupcakes.

Nutrition (1 mini cupcake)

100 Calories
4 Fat (g)
15 Cholesterol (mg)
75 Sodium (mg)
17 Carbohydrates (g)
1 Dietary Fiber
1 Protein (g)
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