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Dr Pepper Cupcake PIN

Dr. Pepper Chocolate Cupcakes

Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 18 mins
Course Dessert, Snack
Servings 24 cupcakes


  • mixer
  • spatulata
  • muffin tin
  • whisk (optional)


  • 1 cup Dr Pepper
  • 2 sticks salted butter softened
  • ¼ cup unsweetened cocoa powder
  • ½ cup boiling water
  • ½ cup buttermilk
  • 3 large eggs
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 2 cups flour
  • 1 ⅓ cups sugar
  • 2 ½ teaspoons pumpkin pie spice optional


  • Preheat oven to 325 degrees
  • Line muffin tins with muffin papers
  • In a small bowl whisk together melted butter, cocoa, and boiling water, set aside to cool
  • In a separate larger bowl, whisk together buttermilk, eggs, baking soda, and vanilla
  • Add in flour, sugar, and spice
  • Drizzle in the butter cocoa mix, then stir in the buttermilk mixture, and finally add the soda and stir until well combined
  • Fill the muffin tins and bake about 18 minutes or until toothpick comes out clean
  • Let cool completely before frosting
Keyword cupcakes, Dr. Pepper, white chocolate
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