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Best Cupcake Ever – Chocolate Cupcakes with Salted Caramel Frosting

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We put the call out to find the “Best Cupcake Ever” and once again, the Better Recipes readers did not disappoint!  In the end, the judges selected a decadent cupcake with a sweet and salty twist.

The base is a rich and moist classic chocolate cupcake, while the frosting is a modern and trendy salted caramel buttercream.  Then, this delectable creation is topped off with a chocolate covered pretzel.  The presentation is absolutely adorable and they are fun to eat!

Keep reading for the recipe…

Congratulations to “Wrightone” on creating this winning recipe!

I loved biting into the cupcake and not only savoring the creamy caramel frosting, but also feeling the subtle crunch of sea salt on my teeth.  Salted caramel has become a huge trend over the past few years, I just can’t get enough!  In both sweet and savory dishes, it is all about creating balance.  There is just something magical about a sprinkle of sea salt and a drizzle of caramel.

By the way, you might want to make a few extra chocolate covered pretzels…they are fun to dip in the frosting!

For the complete recipe, click here –> Chocolate Cupcakes with Salted Caramel Frosting

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