CINfully Delicious Chocolate Cupcakes

CINfully Delicious Chocolate Cupcakes

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"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!"
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Ingredients

1 h 5 m servings 320 cals
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Nutrition

  • Calories:
  • 320 kcal
  • 16%
  • Fat:
  • 16.4 g
  • 25%
  • Carbs:
  • 43g
  • 14%
  • Protein:
  • 2.6 g
  • 5%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 45 mg
  • 15%
  • Sodium:
  • 260 mg
  • 10%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  • ** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.
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  1. Preheat an oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).
  2. Line 24 muffin cups with paper liners.
  3. Beat together the chocolate cake mix, 1 cup milk, eggs, 1/2 cup melted butter, 1 teaspoon cinnamon, and 1 teaspoon vanilla extract in a bowl with an electric mixer on low speed until moist. Beat for 2 more minutes on medium speed.
  4. Fill each muffin cup about 2/3 full of batter.
  5. Sprinkle the cupcakes with cinnamon sugar.
  6. Bake in the preheated oven until a toothpick inserted into the center comes out clean, about 15 minutes.
  7. Cool in the pans for 10 minutes before removing to cool completely on a wire rack.
  8. Cream together 1/2 cup butter and shortening in a bowl until smooth.
  9. Stir in sea salt, 1 teaspoon vanilla extract, 1 tablespoon cinnamon, cocoa powder, and 3 cups confectioners' sugar.
  10. Stir in milk.
  11. Mix in 2 more cups confectioners' sugar or as needed until desired consistency is achieved.
  12. Spread the frosting on the cooled cupcakes.

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Most helpful positive review

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 sprin...

Most helpful critical review

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.

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 sprin...

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 sinc...

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...

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...

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 cup...

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!

These cupcakes are amazing. They are the perfect combination of chocolate and cinnamon. The frosting is the perfect addition to the cake. I made these and people said they tasted like they we...

A little dry and some what bland I did not care for the frosting at all. The flavor was good but it was greasy.