Heavenly White Chocolate Frosted Vanilla Butter Cupcakes
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Heavenly White Chocolate Buttercream Frosted Vanilla Butter Cupcakes

Be prepared to be dazzled! Rich, Vanilla Butter Cake meets decadent White Chocolate Buttercream Frosting! Heavenly!
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: cupcakes
Servings: 24
Author: Kim Lange

Ingredients

Vanilla Butter Cake

  • 1 Box Vanilla Cake mix
  • 1/2 cup melted Butter or oil
  • 4 Egg Whites or 3 eggs
  • 1 cup + 2 tablespoons Buttermilk
  • 1 tablespoon Vanilla Extract

White Chocolate Buttercream Frosting

  • 1 cup Butter softened
  • 2 & ½ cups Powdered Sugar
  • Pinch of salt
  • 6 oz . very good quality White Chocolate chopped
  • ¼ C . cream or milk
  • 1/2 teaspoon Vanilla Extract

Instructions

Vanilla Butter Cake

  • Preheat over to 350 degrees.
  • In large bowl, mix the vanilla cake mix, melted butter, egg whites, vanilla and buttermilk together thoroughly for 1 minute.
  • Pour batter into cupcake liners and bake 18-20 minutes.
  • Let cool until ready to frost.

White Chocolate Buttercream Frosting

  • Heat the white chocolate in 30 second increments in the microwave, stirring after each increment, and continue to heat 30 seconds at a time, until the chocolate is melted and smooth.
  • Set aside and allow to cool completely.
  • Using a mixer, cream the butter, salt and powdered sugar mixture together until light and fluffy.
  • Add the cream and vanilla to the butter/cream mixture using mixer at low speed until well incorporated.
  • Pour in the melted white chocolate until blended and then increase speed of mixer and continue beating on medium-high a few minutes.
  • Depending on consistency, add more cream or powdered sugar as needed for thinner or thicker frosting.
  • Makes about 3 & 1/2 to 4 cups of frosting.