Tuesday, December 22, 2015

Chunky Monkey Cupcakes

2 cup flour
1 cup cocoa
1/4 teaspoon baking soda
2 teaspoon baking powder
1/8 teaspoon salt
1 1/2 cup granulated sugar
1 tablespoon vanilla extract
3/4 cup vegetable oil
4 eggs (room temp)

1/2 cup milk
1 cup sour cream
1 small box of banana cream pudding
½ cup crushed walnuts

Frosting Recipe:
1/2 cup unsalted sweet cream
2 cup powdered sugar
3 teaspoons of imitation banana extract
2 Tablespoons heavy whipping cream 

1         Preheat oven to 350°.
2         Place cupcake liners in cupcake pan.
3         Add dry ingredients into a mixing bowl.
4         Sift all dry ingredients together.
5         Mix liquid ingredients together including the eggs.
6         Slowly pour by the cup full the liquid ingredient into the dry ingredients.
7         Beat in mixer until totally combined.
8         Pour batter into lined cupcake pan until 3/4 full.
9         Bake at 350° for 15-18 minutes, and cool for 15-20 minutes.
10     Let cool completely.
11     Using a melon baller scoop a hole in the center of the cupcake.
1         Mix milk, sour cream and walnuts into pudding mix.
2         Fill a pipping bag with pudding mix and pipe it into the middle of the cupcake.

1         Mix soft butter with sugar in stand up mixer.
2         Continue to mix at medium speed adding whipping cream.
3         Add in the imitation banana extract.
4         Continue to mix until frosting stands in stiff peaks.
5         Add additional powdered sugar at 1/2 cup at a time until the stiff peaks form and stand.
6         Apply frosting to cupcakes in a pastry bag with star tip.
Top with what ever your theme is, in our case it was movie night!

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  1. These are too cute! And they look delish too :)

  2. I love these movie themed cupcakes! Thanks for sharing at Submarine Sunday!!

    1. Your welcome, great to hear from you again.