Double Chocolate Sunflower Cupcakes

Double Chocolate Sunflower Cupcakes

Chocolate Cupcakes Recipes

Double Chocolate Sunflower Cupcakes

July 19, 2017

by joythebaker

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I love catalogs.

Both of my parents worked at the post office when I was young. Beyond that it seemed like they were fans of mail in general because it sure did feel like we got a lot of it, catalogs especially.

Ingredients

  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup plus 1 tablespoon dutch-processed cocoa powder
  • 2/3 cup (1 1/3 stick) unsalted butter, softened to room temperature
  • 1 1/2 cups granulated sugar
  • 3 large eggs
  • 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
  • 1 cup whole milk
  • 6 ounces dark chocolate, finely chopped
  • pinch of salt
  • splash of pure vanilla extract
  • 1/3 cup heavy cream
  • 2 tablespoons unsalted butter
  • 1 1/2 sticks (3/4 cup) unsalted butter, softened to room temperature
  • about 3 cups powdered sugar
  • pinch of salt
  • splash of pure vanilla extract
  • 3 to 4 tablespoons heavy cream
  • 24 mini oreo cookies
  • chocolate and gold sprinkles, mixed together in a small bowl
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