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Recipe

Chocolate Turtle Cupcakes

  • Author: Lindsay
  • Prep Time: 15 minutes
  • Cook Time: 15 minutes
  • Total Time: 30 minutes
  • Yield: 14-16 Cupcakes
  • Category: Dessert
  • Method: Oven
  • Cuisine: American

Description

These Chocolate Turtle Cupcakes are made with a moist chocolate cupcake topped with caramel pecan frosting, caramel drizzle and some pecan crumbles! The flavors are perfection.


Ingredients

CHOCOLATE CUPCAKES

  • 1/2 cup unsalted butter
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 1/2 tsp vanilla extract
  • 6 tbsp water
  • 6 tbsp natural unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 tsp baking soda
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 6 tbsp milk

CARAMEL PECAN FROSTING

  • 1/2 cup salted butter
  • 1/2 cup shortening
  • 4 cups powdered sugar
  • 7 tbsp caramel sauce
  • 12 tbsp water or milk, as needed
  • 1/2 cup finely chopped pecans
  • Caramel sauce, as needed for drizzle
  • Chopped pecans, as needed for topping

Instructions

Find the full recipe and instructions on The Cake Blog.


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