Mocha Mint Cupcakes
  • 1 box white cake mix (along with ingredients to prepare)
  • 4 tablespoons Ghirardelli Sweet Ground Chocolate
  • 3 teaspoons instant coffee
  • 3 drops white food coloring to lighten up the color of the cupcake batter
  • 3 tablespoons chocolate syrup
  • 1 cup butter
  • 4 cups powdered sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract (use clean vanilla for a whiter result)
  • 3 tablespoons heavy cream
  • 4 drops creme de mint flavoring
  1. Prepare cupcakes according to package adding in chocolate and coffee and coloring.
  2. Bake cupcakes according to package.
  3. Cool cupcakes completely.
  4. Prepare Buttercream Frosting Recipe:
  5. Beat butter with sugar, add in vanilla and cream and mix until smooth.
  6. Frost cupcakes with a #2D tip and top with a drizzle of chocolate syrup.
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