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Chocolate Candy Cane Cupcakes

Using a doctored up box mix and homemade frosting makes this a simple AND delicious Christmas Treat!
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 18 minutes
Total Time 28 minutes
Servings 36
Author Recipe Girl

Ingredients

  • One 18.25-ounce box of chocolate cake mix
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 cup granulated white sugar
  • 3/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 1/3 cups water
  • 2 tablespoons vegetable or canola oil
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 cup sour cream
  • 4 large eggs

Instructions

  • Prepare the cupcakes: Preheat oven to 325°F. Place cupcake liners in cupcake pans (you'll need approx. 36).
  • In a large bowl, whisk together the cake mix, flour, sugar and salt. Add the remaining ingredients and beat with hand mixer for 2 minutes, or until well blended.
  • Use ice cream scoop to fill prepared cupcake tins- fill about 3/4 full. Bake about 18 minutes, or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Let the cupcakes cool completely before frosting with recipe below.