Butterfinger Cupcakes

Butterfinger Cupcakes

Butterfinger Cupcakes

Ingredients

1 box Devil's Food Cake mix, plus ingredients to make cake

1 can fudge frosting

4 cups chocolate chips

6 Tbsp canola oil

3 (3.7 oz) King Size Butterfingers

Quick Buttercream Frosting

18 Tbsp butter, softened

6 Tbsp milk

1 Tbsp vanilla

6 3/4 cups powdered sugar

Directions

Prepare cupcakes according to directions on cake mix package. Let cupcakes cool completely.

Using a sharp knife, cut a circle out on top of the cupcake. Make your cut go about halfway into the cupcake. Remove the cake chunk and fill the hole will fudge frosting (I used two spoons to scoop the frosting into the hole). Invert the cupcake chunk on top of the fudge frosting - you want the extra cake to be sticking up.

Prepare the buttercream frosting. Mix together all the ingredients and beat on medium for 3 minutes, until fluffy. Transfer frosting into a piping bag and pipe frosting on top of the cupcakes, covering the cake chunk. Let the frosting set up for 30 minutes.

While the frosting is setting up, crush the Butterfingers in the food processor until completely pulverized. **I froze the Butterfingers and crushed them frozen.**

Combine chocolate chips and oil in a medium microwave-safe bowl. Heat on HIGH for 1 minute. Stir and continue to heat at 30 second intervals until completely melted. Allow to cool for 5-10 minutes before using. (You might want to do this in two batches so the chocolate doesn't harden while you dip the cupcakes)

Dip the frosted cupcakes into the chocolate - I used a spoon to hold the frosting into place to make sure it didn't fall off the cupcake. Immediately coat the cupcake with the pulverized Butterfingers - just smash it all over the chocolate. Repeat until all cupcakes are dipped and covered.

Refrigerate approximately 1 hour to allow the chocolate to set up.

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