Chocolate Cupcakes with Salted Caramel Frosting

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Nov. 08, 2013

Lynn demonstrates how to make a delicious dessert or snack, Chocolate Cupcakes with Salted Caramel Frosting. This is really easy and impressive.


For dry ingredients
White sugar 1/4 Cup (4 tbs)
Brown sugar 1/2 Cup (8 tbs)
Flour 14 Tablespoon ( cup plus 2 Tablespoons)
Cocoa powder 6 Tablespoon ( cup plus 2 Tablespoons)
Baking powder 3/4 Teaspoon
Baking soda 3/4 Teaspoon
Salt 1/4 Teaspoon
For wet ingredients
Eggs 1
Milk 1/2 Cup (8 tbs)
Vegetable oil 1/4 Cup (4 tbs)
Boiled water 1/2 Cup (8 tbs)
For icing
Butter 1/2 Cup (8 tbs)
Powdered sugar 4 1/2 Cup (72 tbs)
Pure vanilla extract 1 Teaspoon
Salted caramel sauce 3 Tablespoon
Milk 4 Tablespoon (2



1. Preheat the oven to 350°F. Line a muffin pan with cupcake liners and set aside.


2. In a large bowl, mix all dry ingredients together.

3. Add egg, milk, oil, and vanilla and beat well.

4. Pour in boiling water and stir the batter until well combined.

5. Fill cupcake liners 2/3 full with an ice cream scoop.

6. Bake for 20-22 minutes in the oven.

7. Take out the cupcakes and let it cool for 10 minutes on cooling rack. Remove it from the pan and let it cool completely before frosting.

8. For frosting – in a large bowl, beat together butter and ½ cup of the powdered sugar.

9. Add the vanilla extract and salted caramel sauce and continue beating.

10. Continue to add powdered sugar until you reach your desired consistency. If the frosting is too thick, add milk until your desired consistency is achieved with the amount of powdered sugar you use.


11. Pour in the frosting into a piping bag and frost the cupcakes. Drizzle in some salted caramel sauce.


12. Serve cupcakes for dessert.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: Medium
Cook Time: 25 Minutes
Ready In: 25 Minutes
Servings: 12

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 452Calories from Fat 126

 % Daily Value*

Total Fat 14 g21.5%

Saturated Fat 6 g30%

Trans Fat 0 g


Sodium 172 mg7.17%

Total Carbohydrates 81 g27%

Dietary Fiber 3 g12%

Sugars 60 g

Protein 4 g8%

Vitamin A % Vitamin C %

Calcium % Iron %

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet