Heath Bar® Chocolate Cupcakes


This recipe from Life Made Simple, incorporates the buttery crunchy goodness of the Heath Bar with the chocolate sweet goodness of a chocolate cupcake . . . and with chocolate covered toffee bits both in the batter and sprinkled on top of the chocolate buttercream frosting.

For the chocolate cupcakes:

¾ c. unsweetened cocoa powder
1½ c. all-purpose flour
1½ c. granulated sugar
1½ tsp. baking soda
¾ tsp. baking powder
¾ tsp. salt
2 large eggs
¾ c. warm water + 1/8 tsp. espresso powder
¾ c. buttermilk
3 tbsp. canola oil
1 tsp. vanilla
1/4 c. Heath English Toffee Baking Bits

For the chocolate buttercream frosting:

6 tbsp. unsalted butter, melted
½ c. unsweetened cocoa powder (natural, not Dutch-process)
¼ c. milk
2¼ c. confectioner’s sugar
½ tsp. vanilla extract
1 tsp. light corn syrup (optional)
Pinch of salt
1 Heath Bar, chopped (for garnish)

Step-by-step instructions ===>  HERE