Twix Cupcakes

This decadent Twix cupcakes recipe features a from-scratch recipe for the chocolate cupcakes and a luscious caramel buttercream all topped off with caramel sauce and pieces of Twix.

  

This decadent Twix cupcakes recipe features a from-scratch recipe for the chocolate cupcakes and a luscious caramel buttercream all topped off with caramel sauce and pieces of Twix.

Twix Cupcakes

Ingredients:
For the chocolate cupcakes:

1 C flour
1/4 C unsweetened cocoa powder
3/4 tsp baking powder
1/2 tsp baking soda
1/2 tsp kosher salt
1/2 Light brown sugar
1/2 C sugar
1/3 C canola oil
1/2 C buttermilk
1 large egg
1 tsp pure vanilla extract

For the Caramel frosting:

1 C unsalted butter, softened
3 C powdered sugar
4-6 tbsp heavy whipping cream
1 tsp pure vanilla extract
2 tbsp caramel sauce
1 bottle of caramel sauce
1 bottle of chocolate sauce
Twix candy bars

 

Directions

Chocolate cupcakes:

Preheat oven to 350°F.

Line your cupcake pans with cupcake liners and set aside

In a large bowl, whisk together the flour, cocoa powder, baking

powder, baking soda, and salt, whisk to combine.

Add in the sugar and brown sugar stir until combined.

Add the oil, buttermilk, egg, and vanilla extract.

Stir until combined.

Pour the batter in the cupcake liners.

Fill each one 3/4 of the way full.

Bake at 350°F for 22 minutes.

Remove the cupcakes from the oven.

Transfer the cupcakes to a wire rack to cool

 

For the Frosting:

Using a standing mixer, beat together the butter, powdered sugar, heavy whipping cream, vanilla, 2 tbsp caramel sauce.

Beat until combined, smooth and stiff with peaks

Using a ice cream scooper, scoop a mound of frosting onto the top of of the cooled cupcake

Using the chocolate and caramel sauce, drizzle both over the top of the cake

Chop up some twix candy bars in half

Place them in the middle of the cupcakes

Chop up some more candy bars and sprinkle onto the top of the cupcakes

Enjoy!

 

 

Twix Cupcakes

Ingredients
  

  • For the chocolate cupcakes:
  • 1 C flour
  • 1/4 C unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 3/4 tsp baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp baking soda
  • 1/2 tsp kosher salt
  • 1/2 Light brown sugar
  • 1/2 C sugar
  • 1/3 C canola oil
  • 1/2 C buttermilk
  • 1 large egg
  • 1 tsp pure vanilla extract
  • For the Caramel frosting:
  • 1 C unsalted butter softened
  • 3 C powdered sugar
  • 4-6 tbsp heavy whipping cream
  • 1 tsp pure vanilla extract
  • 2 tbsp caramel sauce
  • 1 bottle of caramel sauce
  • 1 bottle of chocolate sauce
  • Twix candy bars

Instructions
 

  • Chocolate cupcakes:
  • Preheat oven to 350°F.
  • Line your cupcake pans with cupcake liners and set aside
  • In a large bowl, whisk together the flour, cocoa powder, baking
  • powder, baking soda, and salt, whisk to combine.
  • Add in the sugar and brown sugar stir until combined.
  • Add the oil, buttermilk, egg, and vanilla extract.
  • Stir until combined.
  • Pour the batter in the cupcake liners.
  • Fill each one 3/4 of the way full.
  • Bake at 350°F for 22 minutes.
  • Remove the cupcakes from the oven.
  • Transfer the cupcakes to a wire rack to cool
  • For the Frosting:
  • Using a standing mixer, beat together the butter, powdered sugar, heavy whipping cream, vanilla, 2 tbsp caramel sauce.
  • Beat until combined, smooth and stiff with peaks
  • Using a ice cream scooper, scoop a mound of frosting onto the top of of the cooled cupcake
  • Using the chocolate and caramel sauce, drizzle both over the top of the cake
  • Chop up some twix candy bars in half
  • Place them in the middle of the cupcakes
  • Chop up some more candy bars and sprinkle onto the top of the cupcakes
  • Enjoy!

 

This decadent Twix cupcakes recipe features a from-scratch recipe for the chocolate cupcakes and a luscious caramel buttercream all topped off with caramel sauce and pieces of Twix.

 

 

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