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Chocolate Sprinkle Cupcakes

Great for any occassion, these yummy chocolate sprinkle cupcakes feature Watkins chocolate sprinkles and are fun to make and tasty to eat! Have questions or feedback?  Contact me!

Recipe: Chocolate Sprinkle Cupcakes

You Will Need:

1/2 cup natural unsweetened cocoa powder
3/4 cup all purpose flour
1/4 teaspoon kosher salt
3/4 teaspoon baking powder
1/2 teaspoon baking soda
2 large eggs at room temperature
1/2 cup buttermilk
2 teaspoons Watkins All Natural Original
Gourmet Baking Vanilla Extract
1/3 cup vegetable oil
2/3 cup brown sugar packed
1/2 cup granulated sugar
Watkins Chocolate Decorating Sprinkles


  1. Preheat the oven to 350°F.
  2. In a large bowl whisk the cocoa powder, flour, salt,
    baking powder, and baking soda. Set aside.
  3. In the bowl of a stand mixer fitted with the paddle
    attachment add the eggs, granulated sugar, brown
    sugar, oil, and vanilla. Mix on medium speed for
    one minute or until thoroughly combined.
    With the mixer on low, alternate adding the dry
    ingredients with the buttermilk starting and
    ending with the dry ingredients. (Dry, buttermilk,
    dry, buttermilk, dry). Don’t overmix.
  4. Line a regular sized muffin tin with cupcake liners.
    Fill the liners half full. If you fill them over halfway,
    they will spill over! Don’t do it. Only fill half full.
  5. Bake for 18-20 minutes or until a toothpick
    inserted in the center comes out clean.
  6. Let cool in pan for 5 minutes, then remove to a
    wire rack to cool completely.
  7. Frost with chocolate buttercream frosting and add
    Watkins Chocolate Sprinkles!
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