Chocolate-Candy Cane Cupcakes

4.7
(23) 20 Reviews
Prep Time
20
min.
Total Time
1
hr.
23
min.
Servings

30 servings

Crushed candy canes and drizzled chocolate dress up these moist, super-fudgy cupcakes. Forget cookies—leave these out for Santa!

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Make It

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  • Heat oven to 350°F.
  • Chop 4 oz. chocolate; set aside. Beat next 6 ingredients with mixer until well blended. Stir in chopped chocolate and 2 Tbsp. candy. Spoon into 30 paper-lined muffin cups.
  • Bake 20 to 23 min. or until toothpick inserted in centers comes out clean. Cool cupcakes in pans 10 min.; remove to wire racks. Cool completely.
  • Melt remaining chocolate; cool slightly. Frost cupcakes with COOL WHIP; drizzle with chocolate. Sprinkle with remaining candy.

Size Wise

You'll know it's a special occasion when you get to enjoy a serving of these festive cupcakes.

How to Crush Candy Canes

You want to crush the candy to about a medium size. The candy inside the cupcakes melts to give a peppermint flavor and the candy on top provides a nice crunch.

How to Store

Store frosted cupcakes in refrigerator.

Servings

  • 30 servings

Nutritional Information

Serving Size 30 servings
AMOUNT PER SERVING
Calories 190
% Daily Value
Total fat 11g
Saturated fat 4.5g
Cholesterol 30mg
Sodium 210mg
Carbohydrate 22g
Dietary fiber 1g
Sugars 14g
Protein 2g
   
Vitamin A 2 %DV
Vitamin C 0 %DV
Calcium 4 %DV
Iron 6 %DV

* Nutrition information is estimated based on the ingredients and cooking instructions as described in each recipe and is intended to be used for informational purposes only. Please note that nutrition details may vary based on methods of preparation, origin and freshness of ingredients used.

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  • Rosiecheex | Thu, Dec 20 2012 8:27 AM

    These looked fantastic but I was disappointed there wasn't enough of a peppermint flavor in the cupcake, next time I will use peppermint extract.

  • iluvbaking01 | Sat, Dec 17 2011 1:19 PM

    this recipe looks amzing. i haven't made it yet, but i am gong to ake it for a holiday party at my house! looks delish!!

  • vcsvnunez | Thu, May 12 2011 8:28 PM

    these were awesome! very moist, super delish! def doing these again!

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