Chocolate Cupcakes with Kahlua Buttercream Frosting
Chocolate Cupcakes with Kahlua Buttercream Frosting are a decadent dessert option for a special adult only occasion.
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Kahlua Buttercream Frosting
Sift the flour, baking soda, baking powder, and salt together into a bowl. Set aside.
Add the cocoa to the boiling water and mix until all lumps have dissolved. Set aside.
In a large bowl cream together the butter and sugar.
Add the egg and vanilla to the bowl with the creamed butter and sugar.
Beat on high for about 2 minutes.
Add half the dry ingredients and half the cocoa mixture to the bowl and beat for about 1 minute.
Add the remaining dry ingredients and cocoa mixture to the bowl and beat for 2 minutes on high.
Fill the cupcake wells ¾ full with batter.
Bake in a preheated 350 degrees oven or (325-degree oven for dark pans) for 20-24 minutes or until the top of a cupcake springs back when touched.
Allow cupcakes to cool completely before frosting.
Cream the softened butter in a large bowl until smooth and fluffy.
Gradually add the powdered sugar to bowl and beat on medium.
Add the Kahlua to the frosting and beat for 3 minutes, scraping the bowl occasionally.
Frost cooled cupcakes.
Refrigerate until serving.
Serving: 1cupcake | Calories: 337kcal | Carbohydrates: 47g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 16g | Saturated Fat: 10g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 4g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 56mg | Sodium: 251mg | Potassium: 77mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 36g | Vitamin A: 494IU | Calcium: 19mg | Iron: 1mg
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