Chocolate Cupcakes with Salted Caramel Frosting | Tiffany | Scoop.it

Ingredients

 

2/3 cup cocoa powder
1 tsp baking soda
1 cup boiling water
1/2 cup butter, melted
1/3 cup vegetable or canola oil
1 3/4 cup granulated sugar
1 1/2 tsp vanilla extract
3/4 tsp salt
2 large eggs
2 large egg yolks
1/2 cup heavy cream
1 3/4 cup all-purpose flour
1 recipe Caramel Frosting, recipe follows


Salted Caramel Frosting
1 cup salted butter, at room temperature
4 cups powdered sugar
3/4 cup Caramel Sauce, recipe follows (cooled completely)
1 tsp vanilla extract
1 tsp coarse sea salt, for sprinkling


Caramel Sauce
1 1 /2 cups granulated sugar
1/4 cup + 2 Tbsp water
6 Tbsp salted butter
1 cup heavy cream


Via Jesús Hernández