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Green Velvet Cupcakes with Whipped Cream Frosting

Sydney @ Tastefully Frugal
Moist, chocolate cupcake topped with light & fluffy whipped cream
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 23 mins
Total Time 33 mins

Ingredients
  

Cupcakes

  • 1 1/4 c flour
  • 1/2 cup cocoa powder
  • 1/2 tsp baking soda
  • pinch of salt
  • 1/2 cup butter softened to room temperature
  • 1 c + 2 Tbsp sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 1/2 c sour cream
  • 1/4 c milk
  • 1 1/2 tsp vanilla
  • 1 - 1 1/2 tsp green food coloring

Frosting

  • 1 c heavy cream
  • 1 Tbsp powdered sugar
  • 1/2 tsp vanilla
  • sprinkles optional

Instructions
 

Cupcakes

  • Preheat oven to 350F.
  • Cream together butter and sugar until fluffy. (It took me 5 minutes on medium speed with my hand mixer)
  • Mix in eggs, one at a time.
  • Add remaining wet ingredients (sour cream, milk, vanilla and food coloring) and mix just until combined.
  • In a separate bowl mix together dry ingredients (flour, cocoa, baking soda and salt).
  • Slowly add dry ingredients to wet and mix until combined. Don't over mix.
  • Fill cupcake liners 2/3 full and bake for 20-25 minutes or until a toothpick comes out clean.
  • Let cool in tin for 5 minutes and then move to cooling rack and let completely cool.

Frosting

  • In a Blendtec Twister jar add ingredients and mix on low speed for 30-40 seconds spinning lid counter clockwise while mixing.
  • Fill piping bag and frost cupcakes.
  • Top with sprinkles.

Notes