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Boozy Bourbon Chocolate Cupcakes

Boozy Bourbon Chocolate Cupcakes
  • Prep 40 min
  • Total 1 hr 45 min
  • Ingredients 15
  • Servings 24
Taste for yourself what the buzz is all about! A bit of bourbon, a hit of coffee liqueur and some vanilla vodka-spiked frosting make these sophisticated chocolate cupcakes the ultimate “holiday helpers.”

Ingredients

Cupcakes

  • 1 box Betty Crocker™ Super Moist™ devil's food cake mix
  • 1 cup water
  • 1/3 cup vegetable oil
  • 1/4 cup bourbon whiskey
  • 3 eggs
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla

Filling

  • 3/4 cup whipping cream
  • 6 oz semisweet baking chocolate, finely chopped
  • 1/3 cup butter, softened
  • 3 tablespoons coffee liqueur

Frosting

  • 1 jar (7 oz) marshmallow creme (1 3/4 cups)
  • 1 cup butter, softened
  • 2 tablespoons vanilla-flavored vodka
  • 3 cups powdered sugar

Garnish

  • 1/4 cup coffee liqueur

Directions

  • 1
    Heat oven to 350°F (325°F for dark or nonstick pan). Generously spray 24 regular-size muffin cups with cooking spray. Make cake batter as directed on box, using cake mix, water, oil, bourbon, eggs and vanilla. Divide batter evenly among muffin cups (about two-thirds full).
  • 2
    Bake 20 to 22 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool in pans 10 minutes; remove from pans to cooling rack. Cool completely, about 30 minutes.
  • 3
    Meanwhile, for filling, in medium microwavable bowl, microwave whipping cream uncovered on High 1 minute 30 seconds or until boiling. Stir in remaining filling ingredients until chocolate is melted. Cover; refrigerate about 60 minutes or until spreading consistency.
  • 4
    For frosting, in large bowl, beat marshmallow creme, 1 cup butter and the vodka with electric mixer on medium speed until blended. Beat in powdered sugar until fluffy.
  • 5
    To assemble, cut tops off each cupcake horizontally. Spread about 1 tablespoon filling onto bottom of each cupcake; add cupcake top. Pipe frosting on cupcake tops. Just before serving, drizzle each cupcake with 1/2 teaspoon coffee liqueur.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Cupcake
Calories
340
Calories from Fat
170
Total Fat
19g
29%
Saturated Fat
10g
50%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
55mg
19%
Sodium
230mg
9%
Potassium
125mg
4%
Total Carbohydrate
38g
13%
Dietary Fiber
1g
7%
Sugars
27g
Protein
3g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
8%
8%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
6%
6%
Iron
10%
10%
Exchanges:
1 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 3 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
2 1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

More About This Recipe

  • Taste for yourself what the buzz is all about! A bit of bourbon, a hit of coffee liqueur and some vanilla vodka-spiked frosting make these sophisticated chocolate cupcakes the ultimate “holiday helpers.”
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