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The Best Andes Mint Chocolate Cupcakes

 

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The Best Andes Mint Chocolate Cupcakes

These Andes Mint Chocolate Cupcakes are the best, with their moist chocolate cupcake base topped with a beautiful swirl of the most perfect mint buttercream frosting. 

Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 28 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes
Servings 20 to 24 cupcakes
Author Rachel

Ingredients

Chocolate Cupcakes

  • 1 15.25oz devil food cake mix
  • 1/4 cup flour
  • 1/2 cup melted butter
  • 1 cup milk
  • 2/3 cup sour cream
  • 4 eggs
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla

Green Mint Frosting

  • 3-4 cups powdered sugar
  • 1/2 cup butter
  • 2-3 tablespoons heavy cream
  • 1/2-1 teaspoon Creme de Menthe extract (much more subtle and sweet flavor compared to peppermint)
  • 2-4 drops green food coloring

Topping extras

  • 1 28-piece pack Andes Mints use 1/2 to 1 whole mint on each cupcake, melt remaining pieces and drizzle on top of frosted cupcake

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.

Doctored up Chocolate Cupcakes

  1. In a mixing bowl, blend cake mix and flour together.  Add remaining ingredients (melted butter, milk, sour cream, eggs, and vanilla).  Mix until blended.  Fill lined cupcake tins 3/4 full.  I like to use a D20 scoop for this.


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  2. Bake at 350 degrees for 28-32 minutes until toothpick comes out clean.

  3. Cool completely before frosting.

Green Mint Frosting

  1. Whip butter until smooth and fluffy (2 minutes).

  2. Add powdered sugar, 1-2 tablespoons cream, and Creme De Menthe. Add a few drops of food coloring until the mixture turns light green.

  3. Add remaining cream if frosting is too thick.  Whip for 4-5 minutes until light and fluffy.

  4. With a cupcake frosting decorating tip, frost each cupcake.

Decorating Extras

  1. Add 1/2 to 1 Andes Mint to each frosted cupcake. 

  2. Melt remaining mints and drizzle over each cupcake.

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3 Responses

  1. Lauren H says:

    Holy moly yum!!! Can’t wait to try this recipe. I love anything mint!

  2. Amanda Kruse says:

    Where have these been all my life?! I absolutely love Andes mint chocolate!

    xx,
    Amanda || http://www.fortheloveofglitter.com

  3. anvita says:

    OMG!!! These look yummy. I love the mint and chocolate flavors combined. You have done an amazing job with those cupcakes.

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