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Chocolate cupcakes are classic, but also pretty boring. Mix things up for dessert with this Homemade Mexican Hot Chocolate Cupcakes Recipe!

Homemade Mexican Hot Chocolate Cupcakes

Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword chocolate, chocolate cupcakes, cupcakes
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Cooling 30 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes
Servings 18
Calories 376 kcal

Ingredients

Cupcakes

Frosting

Instructions

Cupcakes

  1. Preheat oven to 350 F.
  2. Line a cupcake pan with cupcake liners or lightly mist with cooking spray.
  3. In a bowl combine flour, sugar, cocoa, baking powder, baking soda, and salt.
  4. Whisk to combine.
  5. In a separate bowl, with an electric mixer combine milk, oil, eggs, and vanilla.
  6. Add to flour mixture until well combined.
  7. Reduce speed and carefully add boiling water.

  8. Beat on high speed for another 1 minute.
  9. Using a cookie scoop or large spoon, measure approximately 1/4 cup of batter into cupcake liners and bake for 20-25 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean.
  10. Remove from the oven and allow to cool for 2 minutes before transferring to a cooling rack and another 30 minutes before frosting.

Frosting

  1. Cream butter and salt until fluffy.
  2. Mix in 1 cup of the powdered sugar.
  3. Slowly mix in remaining powdered sugar and mix until thoroughly combined
  4. Place desired tip (these cupcakes were made using a [url:1]Wilton #129[/url] inside a large piping bag.
Nutrition Facts
Homemade Mexican Hot Chocolate Cupcakes
Amount Per Serving
Calories 376 Calories from Fat 162
% Daily Value*
Fat 18g28%
Saturated Fat 12g60%
Cholesterol 46mg15%
Sodium 357mg15%
Potassium 180mg5%
Carbohydrates 54g18%
Fiber 2g8%
Sugar 39g43%
Protein 3g6%
Vitamin A 420IU8%
Calcium 52mg5%
Iron 1.6mg9%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.