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Posted on | January 11, 2013

Snickers Cupcakes

Snickers cupcakesMmmmmmm, Snickers chocolate!!! Who doesn’t like this rich sweet and salty taste of chocolate, peanuts and caramel! Yummy! If I had to choose one of my favorite food taste ever , this one would be in my top ten! But, believe me or not I’ve never tried to make some Snickers cupcakes!

So I’ve finally decided to play with my two favorite foods – cupcakes and Snickers! I’ve already featured some great cupcakes with this tasty ingredient. If you haven’t seen them jet check these links: Snickers Cupcakesby by Pass the Sushi , Peanut Butter Snickers Cupcakes ,Snickers Chocolate Mousse Cupcakes.

Yesterday , I had a lot of time so I’ve decided to do my best for this delicious treat. Almost every recipe for the Snickers cupcakes required Snickers candy bars to stuff the chocolate cupcakes, but this one doesn’t. These cupcakes have two different homemade filling as a delicious surprise inside, and really does taste like the real Snickers. Snickers candy bars is used only for garnish on top and to symbolizes the flavor of these cupcakes.

I hope you will enjoy!

Snickers cupcakes

Snickers cupcakes

Double Filling Snickers Chocolate Cupcakes

Rich, moist chocolate cupcakes with two different filling, covered with chocolate ganache and topped with caramel frosting.

You’ll need:

  • Chocolate cupcakes
  • Caramel sauce
  • Caramel cream filling
  • Peanuts filling
  • Chocolate ganache
  • Caramel frosting
  • Snickers bars for garnish (optional)

For the Chocolate Cupcakes:

Dry ingredients:

  • 1 3/4 cups all-purpose flour
  •  2 cups sugar
  • 1  teaspoon baking powder
  • 3/4 cup cocoa  powder

Wet ingredients:

  • 1/2 cups vegetable oil
  • 1  cup buttermilk ( if you don’t have buttermilk you can use milk instead , just add 1 teaspoon of white vinegar into 1 cup of milk and set aside for 5 minutes before using)
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 cup boiling water


  • Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F, and line your cupcake pans with your liners.
  • In a large bowl mixed together dry ingredients (flour, sugar, cocoa, baking powder)
  • Add wet ingredients (oil, buttermilk, eggs, vanilla extract) and mix on medium speed about 2-3 minutes.
  • Stir in boiling water and mixed well.
  • Fill cupcake liners about 2/3 full.
  • Bake until a toothpick inserted in the center of a cupcake comes out clean (it takes about 20  minutes)
  • Let the cupcakes to cool completely
Snickers cupcakes

Snickers cupcakes

For the Homemade Caramel Sauce:

  • 1 ½ cup sugar
  • 1 teaspoon of salt
  • 1 ½ cup whipping cream


  • In large sauce pan melt sugar until it reach nice amber color
  • Move from the heat, add half of a whipping cream( just be careful it will bubble a lot)

and mix well, then add the salt and the other half of cream mixed well

  • Cool it

For the Caramel Cream Filling:

  • 1/3 cup butter, melted
  • 2/3 cup caramel sauce
  • ½ cup whipping cream


  • Add melted butter into caramel sauce, mix well and let it cool
  • Add whipping cream and mix until it’s smooth

Notes: You will need about 1/3 of this Caramel Cream for filling and the rest you will use to make the frosting

For the Peanuts Filling:

  • 1 cup caramel sauce
  • 1 cup toasted salted peanuts, chopped

Chopped the peanuts and mixed in the caramel sauce

Snickers cupcakes

Snickers cupcakes

For the Chocolate ganache:

  • ½ cup chocolate chips
  • ½ cup whipping cream

Melt the chocolate, add the whipping cream and mix well

For the frosting:

  • 1 cup powdered sugar
  • ½ cup whipping cream
  • Caramel cream filling


  • In the remaining Caramel Cream filling add whipping cream and powdered sugar and mix well until it’s smooth and fluffy

To assemble the cupcakes:

  • With the knife cut the cone of each cupcakes, than hollow out a bit to get enough space for the fillings
  • Add 1 teaspoon of Caramel Cream filling at the bottom of the hollow of each cupcakes,  than add 1 teaspoon of Peanuts filling
  • Put the cupcake lid back down gently
  • Spoon the chocolate ganache over the each cupcakes
  • Let the ganache cool completely
  • Pipe or spoon the frosting
  • Garnish with chopped Snickers bars and drizzle with caramel sauce


Snickers cupcakes

Snickers cupcakes


4 Responses to “Snickers Cupcakes”

  1. Emily @ Sweet Bella Roos
    January 17th, 2013 @ 1:10 pm

    Yum! I love the surprise center! Thanks for sharing at Pin It Thursday, I featured you here

  2. Froma Sommers
    July 10th, 2013 @ 8:18 pm

    Hi Emily,
    Is there a recipe for Keylime cookie cupcake?
    Sure hope so.

  3. admin
    July 23rd, 2013 @ 4:52 am

    You have link to original author and recipe below images and Google as! All the best

  4. Pin It Thursday - Grace and Good Eats
    August 28th, 2015 @ 9:37 pm

    […] Cake Pops– Pint Sized Baker… how cool are these? Karyn always gives great tutorials! 4. Snickers Cupcakes– Cupcakes Garden… I love that these have a homemade center! Yum! That caramel sauce […]

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