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Butterfinger Cupcakes Recipe; A Creative Twist on a Classic Candy

Butterfinger Cupcake Recipe
Butterfinger Cupcakes Recipe; A Creative Twist on a Classic Candy

Butterfinger Cupcakes Recipe

Calling all sweet tooth enthusiasts and cupcake connoisseurs! Get ready to embark on a tantalizing journey through the delectable world of Butterfinger Cupcakes. Prepare to have your taste buds tickled, as we uncover a creative twist on a classic candy that will leave you craving more. From the rich buttery cake base to the velvety smooth frosting, these indulgent treats are sure to satisfy even the most discerning dessert lovers. So grab your apron and join us as we dive into the mouthwatering universe of Butterfinger Cupcakes - it's time for an unforgettable sugar rush!

Inside Butterfinger Cupcakes
Butterfinger Cupcakes

Turn your favorite candy bar into cupcake form with this super easy cake mix recipe! Yellow cupcakes loaded with Butterfinger bits are iced with a peanut butter buttercream frosting, then sprinkles with more Butterfinger bits.

Introduction to the Classic Butterfinger Candy Bar

As most people know, the Butterfinger candy bar is a classic American treat. It's a delicious combination of rich chocolate and creamy peanut butter, all wrapped up in a crisp, flaky shell. But what you may not know is that the original Butterfinger recipe was actually developed in Sweden!

That's right - the first Butterfingers were created by Swedish confectioners Jöns Jacob Berzelius and Carl Peter Henning. The pair emigrated to the United States in the early 1900s, and eventually landed in Chicago, where they started a small candy shop. It was there that they came up with the idea for the Butterfinger.

The Berzelius and Henning team worked tirelessly to perfect their recipe, and after much trial and error, they finally got it just right. The very first batch of Butterfingers was sold in 1923, and they quickly became a hit with both kids and adults alike.

Nowadays, you can find Butterfingers all over the world - including in my home country of Sweden! And while the classic candy bar will always have a special place in my heart, I have to admit that I'm also a big fan of Butterfinger cupcakes.

These tasty treats are made with real buttercream frosting, chopped up bits of Butterfinger candy bar, and a drizzle of chocolate on top. They're perfect for parties or any other special occasion - and trust me, they're sure to be

Step-by-Step Recipe: How to Make Butterfinger Cupcakes

Ingredients List

Cake mix, water, oil, eggs, frosting, peanut butter, Butterfinger bits

Servings: 24 cupcakes

Prep time: 20 minutes

Cook time: 10-14 minutes

Down time: 1 hour

You will need the following items to make this recipe:

Measuring cups and spoons

Large bowl ad hand mixer or stand mixer

Cupcake liners and pan

Piping bag and 1A piping tip

What you need to make Butterfinger Cupcakes
Ingredients For Butterfinger Cupcakes


15.25 oz box yellow cake mix

1 cup water

½ cup oil

3 large eggs

1 cup Butterfinger Baking Bits, divided

2 - 16 oz containers buttercream frosting

½ cup creamy peanut butter


Preheat the oven to 350 degrees. Line a cupcake pan with 24 cupcake liners.

In a large bowl, beat the cake mix, water, oil, and eggs for 3 minutes on high speed.

Fold in ¾ cup of the Butterfinger Baking Bits.

Divide the batter between the cupcake liners, filling each about ¾ of the way.

Bake for 10 - 14 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted into the center of a cupcake comes out clean.

Allow cupcakes to cool completely, about 1 hour.

Add the frosting and peanut butter to a large bowl and beat until combined.

Fill a piping bag equipped with the 1A frosting tip, then frost the cupcakes, and top with Butterfinger Baking Bits.

Butterfinger Cupcakes On Stand
Butterfinger Cupcakes Recipe

Butterfinger cupcakes are a unique and delicious twist on the classic candy bar. With their sweet chocolate cupcake base, creamy peanut butter filling, and crunchy Butterfinger topping they make for an unforgettable snack. Whether you’re hosting a party or just looking for something special to bake up this weekend, these Butterfinger cupcakes are sure to be a hit with everyone! So why not give it a try? You may just find your new favorite dessert!

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