Chocolate Butter Pecan Cupcakes

I was in a baking mood today. I came up with these cupcakes from the ingredients that I had on hand.

Chocolate Butter Pecan Cupcakes
Chocolate Butter Pecan Cupcakes

Chocolate Butter Pecan Cupcakes

Preheat oven 350°F

3/4 cups buttermilk
1/4 cup chocolate syrup
1 cup all-purpose flour
1 cup sugar
1/3 cup cocoa powder
1/3 cup finely ground pecans
1 teaspoon baking powder
1 teaspoon baking soda
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/3 cup of vegetable oil
1 egg
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1 teaspoon butter pecan flavor

  • Into a small bowl or glass measuring cup, mix the buttermilk and the chocolate syrup until mixed well.
  • In a larger mixing bowl-with a wire whisk-mix flour, sugar, cocoa powder, baking powder, baking soda, ground pecans, and salt mixing well and breaking up lump as you mix (this eliminates sifting the dry ingredients).
  • With and electric mixer on low speed; mix the chocolate buttermilk, oil, egg, vanilla, and butter pecan flavor into the flour mixture until mixed. Then beat on medium-high speed for two minutes.
  • Scoop batter into cupcake pan, lined with baking paper, 2/3 full.
  • Bake in preheated 350° for 18-22 minutes, or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean.
  • Cool completely and then frost with vanilla butter cream frosting. Add shaved chocolate to top if desired.
cupcake ingredients
Ingredients used for cupcakes

4 thoughts on “Chocolate Butter Pecan Cupcakes

  1. Just popped in to see how you are doing. 🙂 Awwwwwwwww, how many sweet photos you posted lately, Liz! Those cupcakes seems YUMMY!!! 🙂 You have many interesting recipes. Have a sunny and happy Earth Day!


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