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Servings: 24

German Chocolate Cupcakes

Prep Time:
30 mins
Cook Time:
30 mins
Total Time:
1 hr
German Chocolate Cupcakes -rich and delicious, perfect for chocolate and coconut lovers.
GERMAN-CHOCOLATE-CUPCAKES
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Ingredients

German Chocolate Cupcakes

  • 1 box German Chocolate Cake Mix — (or Devil's food cake mix) and all other ingredients necessary to add to cake mix

German Chocolate Frosting:

  • 1 cup evaporated milk
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 3 egg yolks lightly beaten
  • 1/2 cup butter
  • 2 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1 1/2 cup chopped pecans
  • 1 1/2 cup flaked coconut

Chocolate Buttercream:

  • 4 oz softened cream cheese
  • 1/2 cup butter — (1 - 112 gr stick)
  • 1/2 cup unsweetened cocoa
  • 3 cups powdered sugar
  • 2 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1 tbsp milk or cream if needed

Instructions

German Chocolate Cupcakes.

  1. Preheat oven to 350 F (177 C) . Line cupcake tin with cupcake liners.
  2. Prepare cake mixture according to directions on the box. Using an ice-cream scoop, fill cupcake liners about 3/4 full.
  3. Bake according to directions. (18-22 mins, or until toothpick inserted comes out clean).

German Chocolate Frosting:

  1. In a sauce pan over medium heat combine evaporated milk, sugar, egg yolks and butter and constantly stir until thickened. (Basically until starts to boil, it will take around 15 minutes).
  2. Add in vanilla extract, pecans and coconut. Let mixture cool,

Chocolate Buttercream:

  1. Beat cream cheese and butter on medium speed for 5 minutes. Add cocoa, powdered sugar and vanilla. Beat for 3-4 more minutes. If frosting appears thick, add milk or heavy cream. If it is too thin, add more powdered sugar.
  2. Pipe chocolate buttercream around the edge of cooled cupcakes. Scoop a small amount of German Chocolate frosting in the middle.
  3. Enjoy!
Course: Dessert

Nutrition Information

Calories: 361, Fat: 22g, Saturated Fat: 10g, Cholesterol: 53mg, Sodium: 246mg, Potassium: 184mg, Carbohydrates: 41g, Fiber: 2g, Sugar: 31g, Protein: 3g, Vitamin A: 360%, Vitamin C: 0.3%, Calcium: 73%, Iron: 1.5%