Venango County Recipe of the Day: Chocolate Caramel Cupcakes

| December 2, 2019

Here’s a sweet and delicious treat for caramel-lovers!

Chocolate Caramel Cupcakes


1 regular size package chocolate cake mix
24 caramels
3/4 cup semi-sweet chocolate chips
1 cup chopped walnuts
Chocolate frosting
Additional walnuts


~Prepare cake batter according to package directions. Fill 24 paper-lined muffin cups one-third full; set remaining batter aside.

~Bake at 350° for seven to eight minutes or until the top of cupcake appears set.

~Gently press a caramel into each cupcake; sprinkle with chocolate chips and walnuts. Top with remaining batter. Bake 15 to 20 minutes longer (or until a toothpick inserted near the center of the cake comes out clean).

~Cool for five minutes; remove from pans to wire racks to cool completely.

~Frost with chocolate frosting. Sprinkle with additional nuts.

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