Valentine's Day Brownie Cupcakes
Recipe type: Dessert
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Serves: 10
  • ½ cup butter
  • ½ cup flour
  • ⅓ cup cocoa powder
  • ¼ tsp. baking powder
  • ¼ tsp. salt
  • ½ cup chocolate chips
  • ½ cup white sugar
  • ¼ cups brown sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 tsp. vanilla extract
Chocolate Frosting
  • 3½ cups confectioners' sugar
  • ½ cup cocoa powder
  • ½ cup butter, softened
  • ¼ cup milk
  • 1 tsp. vanilla extract
  • Large Heart sprinkles
  1. Preheat oven to 350 F. Place liners into a cupcake pan.
  2. In a large saucepan, melt butter. Remove from heat.
  3. In a bowl, combine flour, cocoa powder, baking powder and salt. Add in chocolate chips.
  4. In the melted butter saucepan, mix in white sugar, brown sugar, eggs and vanilla extract. Whisk in flour mixture until blended.
  5. Fill each liner ¾ full with batter.
  6. Bake for 18 minutes or until done. Allow to cool for 5 minutes and then remove from pan.
Chocolate Frosting
  1. In a bowl, combine confectioners' sugar and cocoa powder. Set aside.
  2. In a bowl, cream butter. Gradually beat in sugar mixture, milk and vanilla. Mix until fluffy.
  3. Spread or pipe frosting onto the brownie cupcakes.
  1. Top each frosted brownie cupcake with a large heart sprinkle.
Recipe by Sugar, Spice and Family Life at