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Chocolate Cupcakes with Dulce de Leche Frosting

Chocolate Cupcakes with Dulce de Leche Frosting
  • Prep 10 min
  • Total 30 min
  • Ingredients 8
  • Servings 24
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!

Ingredients

For the cupcake mix

  • 1 box Betty Crocker™ Super Moist™ 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

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.

  • For different options, use vanilla or chocolate cake mix.

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  • 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!
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