Butterfinger Cupcakes Recipe

Recipes.net Team
Recipes.net Team Published June 1, 2020

Indulge in this buttery, candy-infused cupcake recipe! Delicious yellow cupcakes topped with a sweet buttercream frosting and crushed Butterfingers could not sound any tastier. Make these in no time with this quick recipe!

How To Make Butterfinger Cupcakes

These delicious Butterfinger Cupcakes are infused with caramel topping that is just waiting to melt in your mouth. The moist, yellow cupcake is topped with velvety buttercream frosting and a sprinkle of crushed Butterfinger. This cupcake recipe has uniquely turned a chocolate favorite into a mouth-watering snack!

Preparation Time: 30 mins
Cooking Time: 15 mins
Total Time: 45 mins
Serves:

Ingredients

  • 15 oz yellow cake mix, (1 box)
  • 3 oz French Vanilla pudding mix, (1 box)
  • 1 cup buttermilk
  • 4 eggs
  • cup oil
  • 15 oz caramel topping, (1 bottle)
  • 1 cup butter, (2 sticks)
  • 1 cup shortening
  • 1 tbsp vanilla extract
  • 6 tbsp milk
  • 9 cup powdered sugar
  • ½ cup Butterfinger candy bars, crushed

Instructions

Butterfinger Cupcake:

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.

  2. Line cupcake tins with cupcake liners.

  3. In a bowl, cream together the cake mix, pudding mix, buttermilk, and oil until smooth.

  4. Divide and pour the batter into the cupcake liners for ¾ of the way.

  5. Bake for 15 minutes, then let cool on a cooling rack.

  6. Once cooled, use a teaspoon to scoop out a small portion of the cupcake and fill it with caramel topping.

  7. Let it set for a couple of minutes.

Frosting:

  1. Cream together the butter and shortening for 5 minutes.

  2. Gradually add the vanilla extract and milk.

  3. Throw in the powdered sugar, mixing it in increments.

  4. Pour mixture into a piping bag and pipe frosting on the cupcakes.

  5. Take the crushed Butterfinger candy and sprinkle them on top of the cupcakes.

  6. Drizzle more caramel on top and serve this decadent Butterfinger Cupcakes!

Nutrition

  • Calcium: 101mg
  • Calories: 1324kcal
  • Carbohydrates: 190g
  • Cholesterol: 87mg
  • Fat: 63g
  • Fiber: 1g
  • Iron: 1mg
  • Potassium: 166mg
  • Protein: 6g
  • Saturated Fat: 14g
  • Sodium: 617mg
  • Sugar: 148g
  • Vitamin A: 1249IU
  • Vitamin C: 1mg
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