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Chocolate Cupcakes with Dulce de Leche Icing

Chocolate Cupcakes with Dulce de Leche Icing

Chocolate Cupcakes with Dulce de Leche Icing

  • icons/brand/timer copy 2 Created with Sketch. Cook Time: 1 Hour, 35 Minutes
  • icons/brand/silverware copy Created with Sketch. Yield: 24 cupcakes

Dulce de Leche is caramelized sweetened condensed milk. It makes these cupcakes unforgettable!

Ingredients

Cupcakes

  • ½ c. butter
  • 1-½ c. sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 2 c. cake flour
  • ½ c. cocoa
  • ½ tsp. salt
  • ¼ tsp. Ground Cinnamon
  • 2 tsp. hot water
  • 1 c. cold water
  • 1 tsp. baking soda
  • 2 tsp. vanilla extract, pure

Icing

  • 2 c. powdered sugar
  • 13 c. dulce de leche
  • 1 to 2 tbsp. milk
  • 1 dash Ground Cinnamon
  • 1 tsp. vanilla extract, pure

Directions

  1. Cream butter and sugar with electric mixer until light and creamy colored, about 5 minutes.
  2. Add eggs, beating well after each.
  3. Mix flour, cocoa, salt and cinnamon together in a medium bowl.
  4. Gradually add flour mixture and water to batter, alternating.
  5. Beat in vanilla extract.
  6. Combine soda and hot water in a small bowl; fold into batter.
  7. Portion into cupcake pans lined with liners.
  8. Bake for 20 to 25 minutes at 350ºF.
  9. Cool at least 30 minutes.
  10. Beat all frosting ingredients together in a large bowl until creamy.
  11. Ice each cupcake.