Chocolate Cupcakes with Chocolate Buttercream Frosting

 

These chocolate cupcakes with chocolate buttercream frosting are the gold standard when it comes to cupcakes. The frosting is beyond delicious. It is the perfect chocolate flavor and melts in your mouth. The cupcakes are moist and delicious too! My children and my husband agree that these are better than bakery cupcakes. These will be a hit at any birthday or party!

What you will need

3/4 cup flour

1/2 cup unsweetened cocoa powder

3/4 teaspoon baking powder

1/2 teaspoon baking soda

1/4 teaspoon salt

2 eggs

1/2 cup granulated sugar

1/2 cup brown sugar

1/3 cup vegetable oil

1 tablespoon vanilla extract

1/2 cup buttermilk

1 cup butter at room temperature

3 1/2 cups powdered sugar

1/2 cup unsweetened cocoa powder

1/4 cup cream

1 tablespoon vanilla extract

1/4 teaspoon salt

1 dark chocolate bar for garnish

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