Chocolate Cupcakes with Nutella, Almond Butter and Vanilla Cream Cheese Frosting Recipe

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Recipe Story

Barney Butter is an all-natural, gluten-free, peanut-free almond butter. To find out where you can purchase this delicious spread, visit www.BarneyButter.com.

Ingredients

For the cupcakes
 Nutella2⁄3 Cup (10.67 tbs)
 All purpose flour1 Cup (16 tbs)
 Cake flour1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)
 Unsweetened cocoa powder1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)
 Baking soda2 Teaspoon
 Baking powder1 Teaspoon
 Salt3⁄4 Teaspoon
 Eggs3 Large
 Sugar1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)
 Butter3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs), softened
 Buttermilk2 1⁄2 Cup (40 tbs)
For vanilla cheese frosting
 Cream cheese8 Ounce, softened to room temperature
 Butter5 Tablespoon, softened to room temperature
 Powdered sugar1 Pound, sifted (About 3 3/4 Cups)
 Clear vanilla extract2 Teaspoon
For nutella cream cheese frosting
 Cream cheese6 Ounce, softened to room temperature
 Butter2 Tablespoon
 Nutella1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
 Confectionery sugar1 Pound, sifted (About 3 3/4 Cups)
 Vanilla extract1 Teaspoon
For barney butter cheese frosting
 Almond butter1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs) (Barney Butter)

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 12863 Calories from Fat 4934

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 561 g863%

Saturated Fat 285.1 g1425.7%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 1659.6 mg

Sodium 6316.6 mg263.2%

Total Carbohydrates 1942 g647.3%

Dietary Fiber 157 g627.9%

Sugars 1385.4 g

Protein 217 g433.2%

Vitamin A 251.8% Vitamin C 0.63%

Calcium 204.3% Iron 347.9%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Directions

For the Cupcakes
1. Line 3 dozen muffin cups with cupcake liners or grease using non-stick spray. Set aside. Preheat oven to 350F.
2. Sift together flour, cocoa powder, baking soda, baking powder and salt. Set aside.
3. In a large bowl, beat the eggs and sugar for 5 minutes, until it is pale and thick. Add in the butter. Mix until combined. Add in the nutella. Now, add in the buttermilk. Beat until well incorporated.
4. Add the flour mixture in 3 increments and beat until smooth. Divide batter into the cupcake tins. Bake for 25 minutes or until a toothpick comes out clean. Remove from oven and let cool completely before frosting


Vanilla Cream Cheese Frosting
Cream the butter and cream cheese in the large mixing bowl of a stand mixture. Add the vanilla. Slowly incorporate the powdered sugar as you continue to cream. Scrape down the sides of the bowl. Beat on high speed until fluffy and smooth, adding milk or additional sugar (if needed) to reach desired consistency.

Nutella Cream Cheese Frosting
Cream the butter and cream cheese in the large mixing bowl of a stand mixture. Add the nutella and vanilla and continue to cream. Slowly incorporate the powdered sugar as you continue to cream. Scrape down the sides of the bowl. Beat on high speed until fluffy and smooth, adding milk or additional sugar (if needed) to reach desired consistency. For a darker brown add 1 drop brown and 1 drop black food coloring.

Barney Butter Cream Cheese Frosting
Cream the butter and cream cheese in the large mixing bowl of a stand mixture. Add the Barney Butter and vanilla and continue to cream. Slowly incorporate the powdered sugar as you continue to cream. Scrape down the sides of the bowl. Beat on high speed until fluffy and smooth, adding milk or additional sugar (if needed) to reach desired consistency.

Barney Butter is a peanut-free, gluten-free, all-natural almond butter. To learn more about this great product visit www.BarneyButter.com
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