How to make it

  • Directions:
  • In a large bowl, combine the flour, sugar, salt and baking soda.
  • In a large saucepan over medium heat, bring cocoa, water, oil and butter to a boil.
  • Gradually add to dry ingredients; mix well.
  • Combine eggs, buttermilk and vanilla; gradually add to batter and mix well (batter will be very thin).
  • Fill paper-lined muffin cups three-fourths full.
  • Bake at 350° for 15-20 minutes or until a toothpick comes out clean.
  • Cool for 10 minutes before removing from pans to wire racks to cool completely.
  • For icing, in a heavy saucepan, combine the brown sugar, butter and milk.
  • Cook and stir over low heat until sugar is dissolved.
  • Increase heat to medium.
  • Do not stir.
  • Cook for 3-6 minutes or until bubbles form in center of mixture and syrup turns amber.
  • Remove from the heat; transfer to a small bowl. Cool to room temperature.
  • Gradually beat in confectioners' sugar.
  • Spread over cupcakes.
  • Yield: 2 dozen.

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    " It was excellent "
    m2googee ate it and said...
    Sounds like a Texas Sheet cake and that cake is great! Never thought of making cupcakes with it. Great post; you have my 5!!!!
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    " It was excellent "
    crabhappychick ate it and said...
    Oh boy, my husband is going to like these! Definitely a Father's Day treat coming up for him...printed and all ready to go. I even have the buttermilk on hand!
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  • lilliancooks 9 years ago
    I love chocolate and caramel! The cake sounds like it would be super moist and the caramel sounds like it would be smooth, sweet and gooey!!! Amazing recipe!!!
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    " It was excellent "
    henrie ate it and said...
    Oh Wow, these sound yummie, saving the recipe to make later. Bet that caramel frosting would be good on a banana cake also. You have my 5
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