Chocolate Cupcakes With Peppermint Frosting Recipe

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Chocolate Cupcakes With Peppermint Frosting
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  1. Preheat oven to 350
  2. To prepare cupcakes:Place brown sugar and butter in large bowl;beat wit mixer at medium speed 2 mins. or till well blended. Add eggs,one at a time ,beating after each addition. Weigh or lightly spoon flour into dry measuring cups;level with knife.
  3. Combine flour,cocoa,baking powder,baking soda and salt in a bowl,srirring well with a whisk. Add flour mixture to sugar mixture alternately with buttermilk,beginning and ending with flour mixture. Stir in vanilla.
  4. Spoon batter into 18 muffin cups lined with paper liners. Bake for 12 mins or till cupcakes spring back when touched lightly in the center. Cool in pan 10 mins. on a wire rack;remove from pan. Cool completely on wire rack.
  5. To prepare frosting: Combine powdered sugar,cream cheese and peppermint extract in a bowl,stirring till smooth. Spread about 4 tsps.frosting on each cupcake;sprinkle evenly with candies.
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Nutrition Facts

Per ServingPer 100 g
Amount Per 1 Serving
Calories 468.99 Kcal (1964 kJ)
Calories from fat 197.37 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 21.93g 34%
Cholesterol 31.39mg 10%
Sodium 627.6mg 26%
Potassium 933.64mg 20%
Total Carbs 65.21g 22%
Sugars 41.47g 166%
Dietary Fiber 1.4g 6%
Protein 5.68g 11%
Vitamin C 0.1mg 0%
Iron 0.9mg 5%
Calcium 80.4mg 8%
Amount Per 100 g
Calories 408.41 Kcal (1710 kJ)
Calories from fat 171.88 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 19.1g 34%
Cholesterol 27.33mg 10%
Sodium 546.53mg 26%
Potassium 813.04mg 20%
Total Carbs 56.79g 22%
Sugars 36.11g 166%
Dietary Fiber 1.22g 6%
Protein 4.95g 11%
Vitamin C 0.1mg 0%
Iron 0.8mg 5%
Calcium 70mg 8%

* 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

  • 10.9
  • 13

Good Points

  • saturated fat free

Bad Points

  • High in Sodium

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