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Chocolate Cupcakes with Dulce de Leche Frosting

  • Prep 10 min
  • Total 30 min
  • Ingredients 8
  • Servings 24

Ingredients

For the cupcake mix

1
box Betty Crocker™ SuperMoist™ Chocolate Fudge Cake Mix
1
teaspoon vanilla extract

For the frosting

1
cup unsalted butter, softened
3
cups powder sugar, sifted
1/2
cup dulce de leche
1
tablespoon vanilla extract
2
tablespoons whole milk
1
pinch salt

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
% Daily Value
% Daily Value*:
Exchanges:
Free
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
No nutrition information available for this recipe

Expert Tips

For different options, use vanilla or chocolate cake mix.

After all their hard work, school graduates are ready to celebrate and have fun. If you need an easy and delicious recipe for a graduation party, these chocolate cupcakes with dulce de leche frosting are perfect. A delicious treat to delight everyone who comes to the graduation party!

Directions

  • 1 For cupcake mix: Preheat oven to 375° F.
  • 2 Prepare a regular size muffin pan with liners.
  • 3 In a large bowl, combine cake mix, water, oil, vanilla extract and eggs, and use an electric mixer to mix on low speed for 30 seconds. Beat on medium speed for 2 minutes, scraping the bottom of the bowl to mix well. Divide mixture evenly on muffin baking dish, filling up 2/3 of each mold.
  • 4 Bake for 18-22 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted in the middle of the muffin comes out dry. Remove from molds and let cool on wire rack for 30 minutes, approximately.
  • 5 For frosting: Beat butter and sugar. Add dulce de leche and vanilla, and beat on high speed for 20 seconds.
  • 6 Add milk, a spoonful at a time until the butter mixture reaches the desired consistency. Add a pinch of salt and beat on high speed for another 20 seconds. Use immediately, or cover and refrigerate until you are ready to decorate cupcakes.
  • 7 Cover cupcakes in frosting and decorate with graduation hats.

After all their hard work, school graduates are ready to celebrate and have fun. If you need an easy and delicious recipe for a graduation party, these chocolate cupcakes with dulce de leche frosting are perfect. A delicious treat to delight everyone who comes to the graduation party!

Rate and Comment

Erica Dinho Erica Dinho
September 8, 2015

After all their hard work, school graduates are ready to celebrate and have fun. If you need an easy and delicious recipe for a graduation party, these chocolate cupcakes with dulce de leche frosting are perfect. A delicious treat to delight everyone who comes to the graduation party!