Cadbury Ganache Buttercream Cupcakes

Seriously, if you like chocolate, cadbury eggs and cupcakes, this will become your favorite recipe. Even sweeter, these cupcakes are made from scratch which makes them taste even better. They have a secret Ganache topping and then a buttercream frosting on top of that. The center has a surprise, creamy, caramel cadbury egg that melts in your mouth! Yes, you will want to make these for Easter and then you will crave them all year long. 😉 Enjoy!

Cadbury Ganache Buttercream Cupcakes

Chocolate Cupcakes:
  1. 1/2 cup unsalted butter, softened
  2. 1 1/4 cup granulated sugar
  3. 2 eggs, room temp
  4. 1 Tbs vanilla extract
  5. 1 cup chocolate chips
  6. 2 cups flour
  7. 1 Tsp baking powder
  8. 1/4 Tbs salt
  9. 3/4 cup cocoa powder
  10. 1/4 cup milk, whole 

Chocolate Ganache:
  1. 1/4 cup heavy cream
  2. 1 1/4 cup chocolate chips
Chocolate Buttercream Frosting:
  1. 1 cup unsalted butter, softened
  2. 1 cup or cocoa powder
  3. 3 cups powdered sugar
  4. 3/4 cups heavy cream
Directions:
  • Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F.
  • Prepare a cupcake tin with paper liners
  • In a microwave safe bowl, melt semi-sweet chocolate chips and 2 tablespoons of milk for about 1 minute, stirring half way. Stir until chocolate chips are melted. Set to the side
  • Cream the softened butter and sugar until light and fluffy.
  • Now add the eggs and vanilla, and beat until combined.
  • Take the cooled melted chocolate and add to the creamed butter
  • Begin to whisk the dry ingredients in a separate bowl, flour, baking powder, salt, and chocolate cocoa.
  • Add the dry mix into the wet ingredients slowly alternating with adding the milk while mixing with a hand or standing mixer.
  • Scoop batter into prepared cupcake tin, filling a little up to 3/4 of the way
  • Take your Cadbury eggs and place them in the center pushing it downs the cake mix covers it