Jun 16 2015

Father’s Day Chocolaty Super Dad Cupcakes Recipe

Super Dad Cupcakes

They say the fastest way to a man’s heart is through his stomach. Meaning, give him some delicious treats and he will love you for life. I don’t know who “they” are, but I do know it works with my father. I get the biggest welcoming smile when I bake cupcakes just for him. If it works with my father, I am sure it will work with others. So why not bake the father’s day gift this year and give all the dads what they really want..CUPCAKES.

Of course we can make it extra special by adding Super dad Cupcake toppers and wrappers. Let him know he is a SUPER DAD.

The Father’s Day Chocolaty Super Dad Cupcakes Recipe are a yummy chocolate cupcake with a blue buttercream and hazelnut frosting topped with a super dad cupcake topper. Follow the instructions below to make some super cupcakes.

Chocolaty Super Dad Cupcakes
Ingredients:

  • Toothpicks
  • Super Dad Cupcake Toppers
  • Super Dad Cupcake wrappers
  • Tape or glue
  • Cupcakes:

  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 3/4 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 cup boiling water
  • 1/3 cup unsweetened baking cocoa
  • 1/2 cup butter or margarine
  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1 egg
  • Frosting:

  • 1/2 cup butter, soft
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 2 cups powdered sugar
  • 1 Tbsp. Milk
  • blue food coloring
  • 1/4 cup hazelnuts, diced
  • Directions:
    Cupcakes:
    1. Preheat oven to 350°F. Place Baking Cups in each of 12 regular-size muffin cups.
    2. In medium bowl, mix flour, baking soda, salt and baking powder; set aside.
    3. In small bowl, mix boiling water and cocoa until dissolved.
    4. In large bowl, beat 1/2 cup butter with electric mixer on medium speed 30 seconds. Gradually add sugar, beating well. Beat 2 more minutes.
    5. Beat in vanilla and egg until blended.
    6. On low, alternatively add flour mixture and cocoa mixture, beating just until blended.
    7. Divide batter among muffin cups. Bake 20 to 25 minutes or until toothpick comes out clean. Cool 5 minutes.
    8. Remove from pan and let cool completely.

    Frosting:
    1. Using a mixer, cream butter
    2. add vanilla
    3. slowly add powdered sugar 1/4 cup at a time. Make sure it is mixed well after each addition
    4. add 1 tsp of milk at a time until desired consistency.
    5. add blue food coloring 1 drop at a time. Mix well after each addition to get to desired color.
    6. stir in hazelnuts
    7. Pipe frosting onto cooled cupcakes.

    Decorate:
    1. Cut out the cupcake toppers and glue or tape them to the toothpicks
    2. Top each cupcake with a Super Dad Cupcake Topper.
    3. Display and enjoy!

    Super Dad Cupcake toppers and wrappers are needed for the cupcake to look Super! They can be purchased and downloaded from my etsy store or You can send me $7.50 via paypal and I will email the toppers and wrappers within 48 hours. There are 12 super dad toppers (6 of each design) on a 1 page PDF and 2 cupcake wrappers on a 1 page PDF. Print as many pages as you need to decorate all your cupcakes.

    Cupcake toppers
    Cupcake wrappers
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