Will You Be My Bittersweet Valentine Cupcakes
I think the name says it all with these delicious bittersweet chocolate valentine cupcakes with buttercream frosting. This recipe was adapted from the original Hershey’s chocolate cake and it is so simple to make and so delicious that it makes the perfect valentine gift for your special someone. My daughter made these this year for my family for valentines day which is a win win for me (I was off the hook for making the sweet treats for a change) and they were a hit with everyone.
The combination of the bitter chocolate and sweet buttercream make this a perfectly balanced cupcake (not like those overly sickly sweet desserts).
Give these cupcakes a try this year and I promise you they will become a repeat performer in your dessert repertoire!
For the Buttercream Frosting there are a million to choose from and they all involve room temperature butter and powdered sugar. I chose to use this recipe Butter Cream Frosting for these cupcakes and I omitted the whipped cream and substituted milk (to thin it to the consistency we needed).
Now just decorate
My daughter adding the finishing touches- candy hearts!