Yes, that is another cupcake you see up there. Spring is officially here. With it comes grass, planting, and flowers, all of which remind me of dirt. These Dirt Cupcakes With Gummy Worms are cute and tasty. Here’s how you make them.
Dirt Cupcakes With Gummy Worms
Chocolate Cupcake Ingredients
- 1 1/3 cup flour
- 1/4 tsp baking soda
- 2 tsp baking powder
- 3/4 cup unsweetened cocoa powder
- 1/8 tsp salt
- 3 tbsp unsalted butter, room temp
- 1/2 cup sugar
- 2 eggs, room temp
- 3/4 tsp vanilla
- 1 C whole milk
Oreo Frosting Ingredients
- 1 cup unsalted butter, softened
- 1 cup crushed Oreo cookies
- 3 cups powder sugar
- 3/4 cup heavy cream
- 1 package gummy worms
Chocolate Cupcake Instructions
Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Line cupcake tins with paper liners.
Combine the flour, baking powder, baking soda, cocoa and salt stirring together. Set aside.
Cream together the butter and sugar until light and fluffy in a large bowl.
Beat the eggs one at a time, after each addition, then add in the vanilla.
Alternating add the flour mixture with the milk; beating well.
Fill the lined cupcake tins 3/4 full.
Bake at 350 degrees for 20 to 25 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted into the cake comes out clean.
Allow to cool in cupcake tin for 10 minutes.
Move to a wire rack to cool completely.
Oreo Frosting Instructions
Beat the softened butter alone until smooth.
Add 1/2 cup Oreo crumbs and powder sugar alternately with 1/2 cup heavy cream into the creamed butter until it becomes a smooth and thick texture.
If the frosting is too thick, add more heavy cream, if too thin, add more powder sugar.
Scoop frosting into a large pastry bag with a frosting tip.
Twist the open end of the pastry bag to push frosting to the tip.
Sprinkle the tops of the frosted cupcakes with the rest of the crushed Oreo’s.
Add a gummy worm to the center of the cupcake.