"My favorite flatmate gave me a recipe for snickerdoodle cupcakes which I transformed into these chocolate cinnamon delights since I'm not a big fan of snickerdoodles. Garnish with cinnamon sugar or cocoa and enjoy!" — lovestohost
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1 (18.25 ounce) package
chocolate cake mix
cinnamon sugar, or as needed
unsweetened cocoa powder
confectioners' sugar, or more as needed
I made these before the recipe was officially published and am so happy to see them as a kitchen approved recipe! 10 star recipe! The cake has the perfect balance of cinnamon/chocolate and sprinkling the tops with cinnamon sugar before baking is genius. The frosting? To die for. I think I added a bit more cinnamon and cocoa than called for because I wasn't paying attention, but it's divine regardless. Thanks LTH!!!
This recipe was good, however, I would still serve or eat one of these but if I had a choice I'd take the snickerdoodle first.
These are fabulous! They are very light and fluffy in texture and the flavor is so well balanced with the chocolate and cinnamon. I did use heavy cream instead of the milk in the frosting since I like a more whipped texture. I will be making these again and again. Thanks LTH for another stunning cupcake!
WOW WOW!! THESE ARE SOOOO RICH & DECADENT! I MADE MINI CUPCAKES & AS WITH MOST RECIPES I GET FROM HERE, I TOOK THEM TO CHURCH POTLUCK. EVERYONE RAVED ABOUT THEM, EVEN MY PASTOR WHO ISN'T MUCH ON SWEETS. I DIDN'T ADD ANY ADDITIONAL POWDERED SUGAR TO THE FROSTING AND PIPED IT USING A PASTRY BAG/TIP AND IT CAME OUT LIGHT AND FLUFFY, A MOUSSE LIKE TEXTURE. PERFECTION!!!! I GIVE THIS 5 * * * * * !!!!!
I just made these and they are amazing. I forgot to add the butter in the cupcake mix and they still came out nice and moist. I was a little skeptical using the shortening in the frosting but it came out delish.
i love cinnamon so these were great for me!! So fluffy and yummy, i filled them with a cream cheese/cinnamon filling and used regular buttercream frosting with 1tbsp of cocoa, yummmmm, GREAT cupcakes.. The batter was soooo fluffy and creamy I thought I did something wrong but they turned out wonderful!
I have to add though that many people weren't into the strong cinnamon flavor so if making for many people I suggest less cinnamon.. That's why I took one star, a lot of people weren't into them at the party I took them to.... But *I* loved them & will make again for my son and me!
These received rave reviews! Easy to make. My husband's coworkers love them.
These were delicious! Cupcakes were moist, Icing was tasty. They were a big hit at my house!
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
CINfully Delicious Chocolate Cupcakes
Serving Size: 1/24 of a recipe
Servings Per Recipe: 24
Amount Per Serving
Calories from Fat: 148
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