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Chocolate Cupcakes for Easter - Carrot Patch Cupcakes

These Spring Cupcakes are adorable Carrot patch cupcakes for a fun Easter Cupcake ideas

Ingredients
  

  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/4 cup cocoa powder
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 Lg egg
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1/2 cup vegetable oil
  • 1/2 cup buttermilk
  • 1/2 cup hot water
  • 1 jar chocolate buttercream/frosting
  • 1 cup orange candy melts
  • 4 tbsp. white candy melts
  • Green sprinkles

Instructions
 

  • Line a muffin tin with muffin cups and set aside. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  • In a large bowl, sift together flour, cocoa powder, baking soda, and salt
  • In a stand mixer, mix sugar and egg until creamy. Continue mixing and add vanilla extract and oil.
  • Start adding your dry ingredients to your wet ingredients in parts, alternating with your buttermilk. Continue mixing until well-combined and then add your hot water.
  • Fill each section of your muffin tin about halfway. Bake for 18-23 minutes or until the cupcakes pass the toothpick test.
  • Before decorating, allow for the cupcakes to cool completely.
  • Melt your orange and white candy melts (separately) and scoop into a piping bag. On wax paper, pipe out miniature carrots. Use the white candy melts for the “leaves” of the carrots and sprinkle with your green sprinkles. Allow them to set.
  • Once cupcakes are cool, frost each cupcake with chocolate frosting. Place candy carrot on top.
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