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Classic Chocolate Vanilla Cupcakes

Servings 24 Cupcakes

Ingredients

Vanilla Cake:

  • 1 Box white cake mix
  • 1/3 cup oil
  • 4 egg whites
  • 3/4 cup buttermilk
  • 3/4 cup sour cream
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract

Chocolate Buttercream:

  • 3/4 cup butter softened
  • 4 oz cream cheese softened
  • 3/4 cup unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 3-4 cups powdered sugar
  • milk if needed

Instructions

  1. 1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees and line pan with cupcake liners.
  2. 2. In a large bowl, gently combine oil, egg whites, buttermilk, sour cream and vanilla extract.
  3. 3. Sift in cake mix and stir.
  4. 4. Fill cupcake liners 3/4 full and bake for 17-22 minutes, or until and inserted knife comes out clean.
  5. 5. Buttercream: Beat butter and cream cheese for 3 minutes, scrape down bowl as needed. Add cocoa powder, vanilla extract and slowly add powdered sugar until you reach your desired consistency. If your buttercream becomes too thick, add 1 tablespoon of milk.
  6. 6. Pipe buttercream onto cool cupcakes and top with sprinkles.