Chocolate-Brownie Cupcake with White Ganache Frosting

I’ve been needing a chocolate fix lately – with all the stress of getting our house on market, frustrations with my kids’ school, plus regular busy life it’s nice to have a little treat as a pikc-me-up. So today I’m sharing this INCREDIBLE Chocolate-Brownie Cupcakes with White Ganache Frosting with you! They are just super moist-yet-flakey, flavorful, and Oh. My. Heck. ADDICTING! I *may* have had trouble ont just eating it all from the batter!
Chocolate-Brownie Cupcakes with White Ganache Frosting / Busy Mom's Helper
 Seriously, I’m drooling just remembering this batch. And I have no idea which I like best, the cupcake or the frosting – they’re both just perfect. Even separate! But together it’s just like – WOW. Try them, they won’t disappoint!
Ingredients – Cupcakes
  • 1/2 cup All-Purpose Flour
  • 1/2 tsp. Baking Powder
  • 1/2 tsp. Salt
  • 1/4 cup Butter, melted
  • 3 Large Eggs
  • 2 cups Semi-sweet Chocolate Chips, melted
  • 1 cup Semi-sweet Chocolate Chips (NOT melted)
  • 2/3 cup Granulated Sugar
  • 2 tsp. Vanilla Extract
Directions – Cupcakes
  1. Preheat the oven to 375 Degrees F.  Spray or line two 12-cup cupcake tins. Set aside.
  2. In a small bowl, mix the Flour, Baking Powder and Salt.
  3. In a large bowl, beat the Eggs, Sugar and Vanilla about 3-5 minutes, or until light and fluffy.  Add the melted Chocolate and melted Butter, continue beating until well-combined.
  4. Add the flour mixture to the chocolate mixture and whisk until just combined. Stir in the (not melted) Chocolate Chips.
  5. Spoon the batter into the cupcake tins/liners, filling about 2/3 of the way to the top.
  6. Bake about 10-15 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted comes out MOSTLY clean (some moistness is fine).
  7. Allow to cool completely before frosting.
Ingredients – White Ganache
  • 2 cups Vanilla or White Chocolate Chips
  • 1/3 cup Heavy Cream
Directions – White Ganache
  1. In a small saucepan, over medium heat, bring the Heavy Cream to a simmer. Remove from the heat and add the Vanilla (or White Chocolate) Chips.
  2. Stir until the chips are fully melted and the mixture is smooth.
  3. Chill about 1-2 hours, then allow to sit at room temperature about 30 minutes up to an hour – just until it’s the right firmness to frost the cupcakes.
Notes – Use chocolate shavings/curls for garnish

Need some other Chocolate ideas?

 Chocolate Monster Cake
Caramel Milky Way Brownies
 Creamy Chocolate Treat

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22 Responses to “Chocolate-Brownie Cupcake with White Ganache Frosting”

    • Thanks so much for the invite, Marti! I got all linked up to this weeks fun party 😀

    • Thanks so much, Nicky! Sadly I missed last weeks party, but will be back soon – promise! 😀

  • Hi, Danielle,
    These look beyond yummy. But 1 question: how much vanilla? It’s not listed in the ingredients.
    Thanks,
    Cheryl

    • Lol Silly me, totally missed that! Thanks for bringing it to my attention, Cheryl! It takes 2 tsp. of Vanilla Extract 😀

    • Lol I’d gladly make you some if you were to visit 😀 Don’t be scared of it, though – it was SUPER easy, no kidding!!

  • My 26 y/o son saw I “liked” these on Facebook and suggested I make them ASAP. I’m sure he’d come for dinner if I mentioned that Brownie Cupcakes were for dessert 🙂

    • LOL I bet he would – they’re so yummy! If you whip up a batch, let me know how you (and your son) like them ;D

  • These look absolutely delicious and decadent! Right up my alley – lots of chocolate. Pinning to my cooking bucket list. Thank you for sharing on the Four Seasons Blog Hop!

    • I’m right there with ya – CHOCOLATE is the BEST! LOL Thanks so much for stopping by, Terri! Hope you have a fabulous week!

  • Pinned! Hi! 🙂 Just stopping-by to say hi., saw you partying at Tue Cute Tuesday so I followed you. Happy blogging.

    • Thanks so much for the follow 😀 Hope you’re have a great Monday – and have a fantastic rest of the week!

    • Thank you Thank you, Sara! I did see that on there and it TOTALLY made my day 😀 Thanks for hosting such a fun party each week!

    • Thank you so so much, Marti! Fabulous round-up….I’m totally a chocoholic, so am drooling over all these chocolaty goodies!

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