Mini St. Patrick's Day Chocolate Mint Cupcakes
 
 
Serves: 60
Ingredients
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 cup sugar
  • ¾ cup cocoa powder
  • 2 tsp baking soda
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • ½ tsp salt
  • 1 cup vegetable oil
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 tsp Peppermint Extract
  • 1 Cup Milk
  • Chocolate-Mint Buttercream Frosting:
  • 1 cup softened butter
  • 3 cups powdered sugar
  • ½ cup of unsweetened cocoa
  • 1 tsp Peppermint Extract
  • Shamrock Sprinkles
Instructions
  1. Directions for Cupcakes:
  2. Preheat oven to 350º F.
  3. Line mini cupcake pan with paper baking cups.
  4. Use a mixer at low speed to mix together dry ingredients.
  5. Add oil, eggs, milk and peppermint extract then increase speed and beat for 2 minutes.
  6. Spoon batter into prepared muffin cups, filling three-fourths full.
  7. Bake for 10 minutes or until tops are firm and toothpick comes out clean.
  8. Remove to wire racks and cool completely.
  9. Chocolate-Mint Buttercream Frosting:
  10. Cream butter and salt until fluffy.
  11. Mix in 1 cup of the powdered sugar then stir in peppermint extract.
  12. Mix in remaining powdered sugar and mix until thoroughly combined.
  13. Pipe onto cool cupcakes, using desired tip.
  14. Sprinkle with Shamrock Sprinkles.
Recipe by Life Love Liz at https://www.lifeloveliz.com/2016/03/15/chocolate-mint-cupcakes/