Bacon Chocolate Cupcakes

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READY IN: 30mins
Recipe by Aric Ross

A surprisingly irresistible treat with a sizzle factor.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Heat oven to 350 degrees; line two cupcake pans with 18 paper liners.
  2. Whisk together flour, cocoa powder, baking powder, and salt. Set aside.
  3. In large bowl, beat butter and sugar. Add eggs and maple extract.
  4. Beat in flour mixture, alternating with milk.
  5. Fold in bacon.
  6. Divide and pour batter into liners and bake for 21-22 minutes, or until toothpick inserted into center of cupcake comes out clean.
  7. Allow cupcakes to cool and then frost with Bacon Chocolate Cupcake Frosting, or frosting of choice.
  8. Garnish with additional chopped bacon, if desired.

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