Spicy Mexican Chocolate Cupcakes with Peanut Butter frosting topped with Nestlé Butterfinger Peanut Butter Cups Skull
Spicy Mexican Chocolate Cupcakes with Peanut Butter frosting topped with Nestlé Butterfinger Peanut Butter Cups Skull
These cupcakes are sure to delight trick or treaters this Halloween... assuming there are any left for them!
Spicy Mexican Chocolate Cupcakes with Peanut Butter frosting topped with Nestlé Butterfinger Peanut Butter Cups Skull
Spicy Mexican Chocolate Cupcakes with Peanut Butter frosting topped with Nestlé Butterfinger Peanut Butter Cups Skull
These cupcakes are sure to delight trick or treaters this Halloween... assuming there are any left for them!
Servings Prep Time
18 cupcakes 25minutes
Cook Time Passive Time
15minutes 40minutes
Servings Prep Time
18 cupcakes 25minutes
Cook Time Passive Time
15minutes 40minutes
Ingredients
For the cake:
  • 1.5cups flour
  • 1.5cups sugar
  • 2/3cup dark unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 2teaspoons baking powder
  • 3/4teaspoons salt
  • 1tablespoon cinnamon
  • 1/2teaspoon cayenne powder
  • 3/4cup buttermelted
  • 2/3cup warm water
  • 3/4cup vegetable or coconut oil
  • 1.5teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 2 eggs
For the frosting:
  • 1cup La Lechera condensed milk
  • 1cup confectioner's sugar
  • 3 tablespoons crunchy peanut butter
  • 18 Nestle Butterfinger Peanut Butter Cups Skulls
  • 1teaspoon cinnamonto sprinkle on top (optional)
Instructions
For the Muffins
  1. Preheat oven to 350° F.
  2. In a large mixing bowl, mix flour, sugar, cocoa powder, baking powder, salt, cinnamon, cayenne pepper, vanilla, butter, water, oil, and eggs.
  3. Whisk until smooth, about 4 minutes.
  4. Line a 6-count muffin pan with cupcake liners and pour mixture filling until halfway full. Bake for 20 minutes; do not over-bake.
  5. Once cooked and before decorating, let cupcakes cool for at least 5-10 minutes.
For the Frosting
  1. Combine Nestle La Lechera condensed milk, confectioner's sugar and peanut butter in a large bowl, and whisk until fluffy (approximately 5 minutes) or until the frosting reaches your desired consistency. 
  2. Once cooled, decorate each cupcake with the frosting and top with one Nestlé Butterfinger Peanut Butter Cups Skull. Sprinkle powdered cinnamon on top and serve!