Brownie Cupcakes : Rich & Fudgy, with Dark Chocolate Buttercream Frosting
Fudgy and chewy like brownies yet light enough to be called cupcakes, these are a chocolate WOW. Rich chocolate buttercream frosting completes the indulgence. These are simply amazing.
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25 minutes prep
25 minutes baking
10 minutes cooling
60 minutes TOTAL
2 cups butter
2 cups granulated sugar
4 large eggs
2 tsp pure vanilla extract
1 cup dutch-processed cocoa powder
1 cup all-purpose flour
1 tsp salt
2 cups powdered sugar
1 cup semi-sweet chocolate
Number of Servings
1 12-cup muffin pan + 1 6- or 12-cup muffin pan
Paper cupcake liners
Large mixing bowl
Ice cream scoop (optional)
Wire cooling rack
Electric mixer and bowl
Preheat oven to 350°
Place cupcake liners in 14-15 muffin cups
Set 2 sticks butter on the counter to soften
Melt 2 sticks butter
If you want to make tiny cupcakes, use a generous application of cooking spray in about three dozen small muffin cups, and include the rim of each cup so that any overflow won’t stick.
Bake tiny cupcakes for 14-15 minutes or till a toothpick inserted in the center comes out mostly clean.
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