Creme De Menthe Cupcakes
Well the liquor will get you in a festive mood!!
1 1/2 cups flour
4 tablespoons cocoa powder
1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder
1 cup sugar
1 cup unsalted butter room temp
4lg eggs room temp
2 teaspoons creme de menthe
1 teaspoon mint extract
1 cup semi sweet chocolate chips
1/4 teaspoon salt
The How to
Preheat over to 350degrees. In a medium bowl sift together the flour, cocoa, baking powder, and salt.
Set aside. In the bowl of a stand up mixer on medium-high speed beat butter and sugar until light and fluffy-about 3mins.
Add the eggs one at a time, mixing well after each addition.
On low speed add the flour mixture, stirring until combined.
Add in the creme de menthe, mint extract and chocolate chips.
Fill cups about two thirds full and bake for 18mins rotating them half way through the bake time.
Let cupcakes cool for 10mins in pan them move them to the rack to cool completely.
Chocolate Creme De Menthe Buttercream
Wasn't planning on adding chocolate but it seemed like it was missing something. Maybe next time I will test out white chocolate.
2/3 cup unsalted butter room temp
4 cups powdered sugar
5 tablespoons creme de menthe
1 1/2 cups semi sweet chocolate chips melted and slightly cooled
The How To
Melt the chocolate chips in a double boiler and set aside to cool.
Beat butter on medium-high speed until creamy. Turning the speed down to low add the sugar one cup at a time. Add in the creme de menthe.
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If it gets too thick add a tablespoon or two of milk.
Now go ahead and frost away!!
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