Chocolate Buttermilk Cupcakes With Vanilla Buttercream Recipe

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Chocolate Buttermilk Cupcakes With Vanilla Buttercream
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  1. Preparation Instructions.
  2. Preheat oven to 325°F Prepare two 12-count cupcake pans by lining them with paper liners.
  3. Melt chocolate in the top of a double boiler (with simmering water in the bottom part of the double boiler), stirring occasionally. Once it’s smooth remove the bowl from the heat, and let chocolate cool for 5 to 10 minutes.
  4. In a medium sized bowl sift together flour and baking soda, set aside.
  5. In the bowl of a stand mixer fitted with a paddle attachment, cream butter and sugars together until smooth. Add the sour cream then mix in the eggs one at a time, beating well after each addition. Add buttermilk, vanilla extract and melted chocolate and mix to thoroughly combine. Add the dry ingredients in thirds, mixing well after each addition.
  6. Using a medium sized ice cream scoop fill prepared pans with one full scoop each. Bake 15 to 20 minutes or until a toothpick inserted into the center of a cupcake comes out clean. Remove pan from the oven and set on a rack to cool.
  7. For the buttercream:.
  8. In the clean bowl of a stand mixer fitted with a paddle attachment beat together butter, powdered sugar, shortening, milk and vanilla. Blend until smooth and creamy. Add food coloring as desired and mix until color is consistent throughout.
  9. Pipe or spread frosting onto the cooled cupcakes.
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Nutrition Facts

Per ServingPer 100 g
Amount Per 1 Serving
Calories 5448.49 Kcal (22812 kJ)
Calories from fat 2880.49 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 320.05g 492%
Cholesterol 480.56mg 160%
Sodium 4400.81mg 183%
Potassium 9165.7mg 195%
Total Carbs 620.78g 207%
Sugars 380.99g 1524%
Dietary Fiber 9.02g 36%
Protein 55.34g 111%
Vitamin C 0.1mg 0%
Vitamin A 1.4mg 47%
Iron 7.9mg 44%
Calcium 485.3mg 49%
Amount Per 100 g
Calories 460.14 Kcal (1927 kJ)
Calories from fat 243.26 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 27.03g 492%
Cholesterol 40.58mg 160%
Sodium 371.66mg 183%
Potassium 774.06mg 195%
Total Carbs 52.43g 207%
Sugars 32.18g 1524%
Dietary Fiber 0.76g 36%
Protein 4.67g 111%
Vitamin A 0.1mg 47%
Iron 0.7mg 44%
Calcium 41mg 49%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
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  • salty
  • savory
  • bitter
  • sweet
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Recipe Tags

Weightwatchers Points

  • 134.8
  • 154

Good Points

  • saturated fat free

Bad Points

  • High in Sodium,
  • High in Sugar,
  • High in Total Fat

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