Mexican Hot Chocolate Cupcakes

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They say that the cupcake craze is over. I don’t know who “they” are, but I don’t agree. Sure there are new things that are trendy right now, however cupcakes will always be adorably sized…and perfect for sharing! Plus, getting to use different colored/themed wrappers is a lot of fun.

I know the people at Jorge’s office wouldn’t be diving into a half eaten layered cake…but when I send in cupcakes they have no idea that half of them have already been inhaled! πŸ˜‰

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This cupcake flavor combination has been floating around in my head for a couple of years now. One of my favorite treats is a steaming cup of Mexican Hot Chocolate. I love the spicy chocolate and the delicious whipped cream on top.

In cupcake form, that translated into a rich dark chocolate cupcake and vanilla whipped cream that are both spiced with hints of cinnamon and spicy cayenne pepper. In one word, this cupcake is Divine.

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  2. Vanessa

    I am making these today for Cinco De Mayo. I used my own chocolate cake recipe, but am adding the same spices and using the same frosting you made. I cannot wait to taste them!!! πŸ™‚

  3. ErinsFoodFiles

    yum yum yum yum

    PS. I’m kind of mad you didn’t rig your giveaway so that I would win the Nespresso maker. What kind of friend ARE you!? πŸ˜‰

  4. Jess @ Feast with Me

    Omg these are so adorable! And I love how I don’t have to try and cram them in before Christmas – this is a delicious cupcake for all winter long πŸ˜€ yum!

  5. Gerry @ Foodness Gracious

    Yeah, “they” also said we’d have floating cars by now. Pshh cupcakes will be here forever! and I’m glad after seeing these Latin beauties..

  6. Stefanie @ Sarcastic Cooking

    I love the combo of spicy and sweet. Last year I made a cayenne and dark chocolate cookie. My husband hated it, I LOVED it! Looks like I will be baking up a batch of these for myself!

  7. Rachel @ Baked by Rachel

    I think it’s funny ‘they’ talk about it being a craze in the first place. Cupcakes will always and forever be loved.

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