Chocolate-Dr-Pepper-Cupcakes-with-Cherry-Buttercream
Chocolate Dr Pepper Cupcakes with Cherry Buttercream
Dr Pepper's complex and mysterious 23 flavor combo enhances the chocolate batter and cherry buttercream in this easy and delicious cupcake recipe.
Chocolate-Dr-Pepper-Cupcakes-with-Cherry-Buttercream
Chocolate Dr Pepper Cupcakes with Cherry Buttercream
Dr Pepper's complex and mysterious 23 flavor combo enhances the chocolate batter and cherry buttercream in this easy and delicious cupcake recipe.
Servings Prep Time
24cupcakes 10minutes
Cook Time
20minutes
Servings Prep Time
24cupcakes 10minutes
Cook Time
20minutes
Ingredients
Chocolate Dr Pepper Batter
Cherry Buttercream
Instructions
Chocolate Dr Pepper Batter
  1. Preheat oven to 350 F and line cupcake tin with liners.
  2. Sift together flour, cocoa powder, cinnamon, clove, and baking soda. Set aside
  3. In large mixing bowl, combine butter and both sugars. Cream together until light and fluffy, then beat in eggs one at a time, adding the vanilla and almond extracts with the last egg.
  4. With the mixer on low, slowly begin to add half the flour mixture. Mix in the Dr Pepper and buttermilk, then add the remaining flour mixture. Mix only until just combined.
  5. Divide the mix into the cupcake papers, filling each about 2/3 full.
  6. Bake until they pass the toothpick test, about 18 to 20 minutes.
  7. Remove from oven and let cool completely in pan before frosting.
Cherry Buttercream
  1. Beat butter on medium to medium high until light and smooth, about 3 minutes. Add the sugar slowly, about 1 cup at a time, until all has been incorporated. Add the maraschino cherry juice then whip until mixed in.
Recipe Notes