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Hershey Chocolate Cupcakes

Course: Dessert
Cook Time: 30 minutes
Total Time: 30 minutes
Servings: 12
Author: Laureen King
Hershey Chocolate Cupcakes are made with rich Hershey chocolate, fluffy buttercream frosting and homemade fondant decoration!
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Ingredients

  • 2/3 cup butter softened
  • 1 3/4 cups sugar
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 3 eggs
  • 1 1/2 cups buttermilk
  • 2 cups all purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup HERSHEY'S Cocoa
  • 3/4 tsp baking soda
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp salt

Instructions

  • Heat oven to 350°F.
  • Grease and flour two 9-inch round baking pans or 18 cupcakes.
  • Beat butter, sugar, eggs and vanilla in large bowl until fluffy.
  • Combine flour, cocoa, baking powder, baking soda and salt in separate bowl.
  • Add flour mix alternating with buttermilk to butter mixture, beating just until smooth.
  • Pour batter into prepared pans.
  • Bake 30 to 35 minutes or until wooden pick inserted in center comes out clean.
  • Cool 10 minutes; remove from pans to wire racks.
  • After cooled frost with vanilla buttercream frosting and top with marshmallow fondant heart.