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Kit Kat Cupcakes

Lynda McMillen Recipe shared by:
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Delicous Devil's Food chocolate cake topped with vanilla buttercream and mini Kit Kat bars.

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  • Servings: 24
  • Difficulty: Pretty Easy
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Ingredients

  • Cake:
  • 1 box Classic Devil's Food Cake Mix
  • 4 eggs
  • 1 cup buttermilk
  • 1/3 cup canola oil
  • 1 bag Kit Kat Minis for garnish
  • Frosting:
  • 3 sticks unsalted butter, at room temperature
  • 6 cups confectioners sugar
  • 1 tbsp. whipping cream
  • 1 tsp. vanilla extract

Baking Instructions

  1. Cupcakes:
  2. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Line pan with cupcake liners.
  3. Sift cake mix into a large mixing bowl.
  4. Add eggs, buttermilk and oil. Using an electric mixer, mix until ingredients are all combined.
  5. Using a large cookie scoop, fill liners 2/3 full. Bake for 18-20 minutes or until done.
  6. Cool in pan for a few minutes and then place the cupcakes on a wire rack to continue cooling.
  7. Frosting:
  8. In the bowl of your stand mixer add butter and mix for about 1 minute.
  9. Add confectioners sugar one cup at a time.
  10. Add whipping cream and vanilla extract and beat until light and fluffy.
  11. Pipe frosting onto cooled cupcakes (I use a Wilton 1M tip)
  12. Top with chopped mini Kat Kat bars and one mini Kit Kat.

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Tips

Removing shortening from the measuring cup

Removing shortening from the measuring cup

Break your eggs and put them in your measuring cup, swirl them around and then put the eggs into another bowl before you measure your shortening into the measuring cup. The shortening will slide right out into your mixing bowl and then you can cream it with the sugar without any problem!


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Gummy Worm Decorating Tip

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