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Overloaded Snickers Cupcakes

Simple soda cupcake recipe loaded with Snickers candy bars, topped with easy buttercream frosting & Snickers minis.
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 1 hour
Total Time 1 hour 15 minutes
Servings 20
Author Gina Kleinworth

Ingredients

  • 1 box chocolate cake mix
  • 1 can soda please don't use diet - you need full sugar
  • 15 Snickers minis- chopped
  • 20 additional Snickers minis for topping
  • *Frosting
  • 8 tbsp 1 stick butter - room temperature
  • 4 cups confectioners sugar
  • 1/3 cup Milk
  • Extra Snickers minis for topping
  • Chocolate Sauce for drizzling

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees & line your cupcake tins with liners - I chose football liners
  2. In mixer bowl, combine cake mix & soda & beat well until thick & smooth
  3. Fold in chopped Snickers
  4. Spoon batter into prepared cupcake papers filling 3/4 of the way full
  5. Bake to box directions or until centers spring back when pressed slightly (about 30 min)
  6. Remove & transfer to a wire rack to cool completely before adding frosting
  7. *Frosting
  8. In a mixer with a paddle attachment cream butter until light & fluffy
  9. Add in confectioners sugar & beat slowly
  10. Once mixture looks moist but crumbly add in milk & beat until fluffy again - if you want it a little softer add additional creamer 1-2 tsp at a time
  11. Add to a frosting bag fitted with a large tip & pipe on your cooled cupcakes
  12. Top with additional Snickers minis & chocolate sauce