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Mini Chocolate Chip Maple Pancake Cupcakes

September 17, 2013

Yield: 2 dozen cupcakes

Ingredients

1/2 cup (1 stick) butter, softened
1/2 cup sugar
1 1/2 cups (180 grams) cake flour
1 tsp baking powder
1/4 tsp salt
1/2 cup pure maple syrup
1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
1/3 cup milk
2 large eggs
1/2 cup mini chocolate chips
Maple Buttercream Frosting
1/2 cup (1 stick) butter, softened
3 cups powdered sugar
1/4 cup pure maple syrup
1 tbsp milk
2 teaspoons vanilla extract

 

Method

1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Cream the butter and sugar on medium speed for 3-5 minutes.
2. Meanwhile, in a separate bowl, whisk together the flour, baking powder and salt. Set aside.
3. Measure out 1/2 cup mini chocolate chips and stir with just enough of the flour mixture (about 1/2 tbsp) to coat the chips.
4. To the butter and sugar, slowly add the maple syrup, vanilla, eggs, and milk, beating well after each addition until well combined.
5. Add in the flour mixture 1/2 cup at a time and mix until just combined. Stir in the chocolate chips.
6. Line a mini muffin tin with cupcake liners and fill the liners 3/4 full of batter.
7. Bake at 350 for 7-9 mins, until a toothpick inserted into the center of the cupcake comes out clean.

Frosting
1. Cream the butter, sugar, maple syrup and vanilla on medium speed until smooth and creamy, about 3-5 minutes.
2. Add the milk if needed to thin out the frosting enough to be of a good spreading consistency and beat well to combine.
3. Frost the cupcakes and store at room temperature.

Recipe provided by Two Peas & Their Pod

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