Double Chocolate Cinnamon Mini Cupcakes

Chocolate Cinnamon Mini Cupcake Recipe
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2 Reviews
Chocolate, cocoa and Cinnamon Sugar Butter Spread combine in these delicious petite cakes. Swirled chocolate cinnamon frosting makes these holiday bites irresistible.
20 min
Prep Time
1
Total Time
30 mini cupcakes

Ingredients

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

Frosting

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.

Directions

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

Recipe Tips

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 Facts (1 mini cupcake)

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

Recipe Comments and Reviews

Rating

Don't know if icing too sweet or not. Kids licked off frosting, then ate the cupcake! They liked them very much.

Rating

The cupcake was good but the icing was extremely too sweet for my liking and I like sweet icing.

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