Andes Mint Cupcakes

Andes Mint Cupcakes

Andes Mint Cupcakes are the best hand crafted chocolate cupcakes finished with thick and smooth mint icing. These cupcakes taste simply like the Andes mint treats!

The present cupcakes are so wet and loaded with chocolate season. They are much the same as the cupcakes you'd get from a boxed cake blend. One essential thing to recollect is to not over prepare them. Leaving the cupcakes in the stove any more drawn out than required will dry them out. Mine took precisely 18 minutes.

You will see that this formula calls for both oil and margarine. It's required. Try not to endeavor to overlook the oil. Cocoa powder will in general make heated products very dry so you need that additional dampness in there.

I had a go at utilizing all margarine, however the cupcakes had a brownie-like surface, which made the finish split and sever. The oil is important. Utilizing half dark colored sugar will likewise help shield the cupcakes from drying out. I think I state this in each and every formula. Darker sugar is the marvel sugar!

The icing got rave audits the first run through around! Everybody adored it. It's a fundamental buttercream, much the same as the entirety of my frostings. The main contrast is it's enhanced with peppermint concentrate and hued green.

The best part about this icing is you can use as meager or as much peppermint and shading as you like. In the event that you feel that you need more peppermint, include just ¼ tsp more at once. Peppermint can be overpowering in expansive amounts. There you have it. The best chocolate cupcakes with smooth, rich mint icing. These will even make extraordinary St Patrick's Day treats! Appreciate!

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Andes Mint Cupcakes


  • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 6 tablespoons unsalted butter, softened
  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar
  • 1/2 cup light brown sugar, packed
  • 2 large eggs
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 6 tablespoons unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/4 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 3/4 cup milk

For the frosting

  • 1 cup unsalted butter, soft
  • 3 cups confectioners' sugar
  • 2 tablespoons heavy cream
  • 1/2 teaspoon peppermint extract
  • 3-4 drops green food coloring
  • chocolate mint candies, optional


  1. Preheat the oven to 350ºF. Line 20 muffin cups with paper liners. Set aside.
  2. In a large bowl, beat together the oil, butter, and sugars until fluffy. Add the eggs one at a time beating well after each addition. Beat in the vanilla.
  3. In a separate bowl, combine the flour, cocoa powder, baking soda, baking powder, and salt. Stir with a whisk. Gradually add the flour mixture to the butter mixture alternating with the milk, begin and end with the flour mixture. Beat until well blended.
  4. Spoon 2 tablespoons of batter into the paper lined muffin pans. Bake for 15-20 minutes or until a wooden toothpick inserted into the center comes out with only a few dry crumbs. Remove cupcakes immediately from pans, and cool completely on a wire rack.

Make the frosting

  1. In a large bowl, combine the butter, sugar, cream, and peppermint extract. Beat on medium speed until smooth. Add the food coloring. Beat until blended. Top the cupcake with the frosting. Decorate with chocolate mint candies if desired.

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