CHOCOLATE CARAMEL CUPCAKE WITH A CARAMEL BUTTERCREAM ICING
CHOCOLATE SAUCE AND GLAZED PECANS
Let this gem of a cupcake be a favorite on your sweeties list. Get ready for your taste buds to explode with flavor.
A chocolate cupcake made with Valrhona coco powder gives it it's rich chocolaty flavor.
A homemade caramel sauce is the filling which is soaked into the cupcake which makes it super moist.
The salted caramel butter cream icing cuts down on the sweetness while the drizzle of the chocolate sauce and caramel gives the cupcake a luxurious topping.
Need more texture? Add some glazed pecans for that need crunch to make this cupcake an all time favorite.
I was playing with some molds from Wilton and added a chocolate decoration to dress it up and over the top! A chocolate heart would be romantic for Valentine's
Don't be afraid to experiment with your basic recipes. Use your imagination and let your creative juices flow. You will amaze yourself in what you come up with!
So, what will you come up with? I would love to see them!