Delicious Christmas Truffle Cupcakes from www.thirtyhandmadedays.com
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Truffle Christmas Cupcakes

These cupcakes are deliciously decadent - a must-try for your holidays!
Prep Time20 mins
Cook Time18 mins
Drying Time1 hr
Total Time1 hr 38 mins
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Truffle Christmas Cupcakes
Servings: 24
Calories: 394kcal
Author: Mique Provost

Ingredients

Cupcakes:

  • 15.25 oz Devil’s Food Cake Mix
  • 3.4 oz instant vanilla pudding
  • 4 eggs
  • ½ c oil
  • ½ c water
  • 1 c sour cream
  • 24 Milk chocolate Lindor truffles by Lindt

Cream Cheese Frosting:

  • ½ c butter
  • 8 oz cream cheese
  • ½ tsp vanilla
  • 3 c powdered sugar

Chocolate Trees:

  • 12 oz green candy melts
  • 4 candy canes crushed (or more depending on your preference)

Instructions

Cupcakes:

  • Unwrap milk chocolate Lindt truffles and set aside.
  • Mix all cupcake ingredients together.
  • Fill cupcake liners 2/3 full (do not overfill).
  • Bake at 350.
  • After five minutes, lightly press a Lindt truffle into each partially baked cupcake (don't push too far).
  • Let the cupcakes bake an additional 13 minutes (total of 18 minutes).
  • Cool completely.
  • Frost with cream cheese frosting.

Cream Cheese Frosting:

  • Cream butter and cream cheese together, then add vanilla.
  • Slowly add powdered sugar.

Chocolate Christmas Trees/Hearts:

  • Lay printable on counter for Christmas trees and/or hearts.
  • Place a sheet of wax paper on top.
  • Follow directions on package to melt chocolate.
  • Add it to a squeezable bottle/piping bag.
  • Trace the trees or hearts.
  • Let dry for at least an hour.
  • After frosted, sprinkle with crushed candy canes.
  • Top with chocolate trees and/or hearts.

Nutrition

Calories: 394kcal | Carbohydrates: 49g | Protein: 3g | Fat: 21g | Saturated Fat: 10g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 0g | Monounsaturated Fat: 1g | Trans Fat: 0g | Cholesterol: 59mg | Sodium: 305mg | Potassium: 72mg | Fiber: 0g | Sugar: 38g | Vitamin A: 405IU | Vitamin C: 0.1mg | Calcium: 60mg | Iron: 1.4mg