Starbucks Salted Caramel Hot Chocolate Cupcakes

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The cupcakes!

Here's where I found them:) 

2 1/4 cups all-purpose flour
2 cups sugar
3/4 cup unsweetened cocoa powder
1 1/2 teaspoons baking soda
1 teaspoon baking powder
1/2 teaspoon salt
1 cup vegetable oil
1 cup strong brewed coffee, cooled
3 large eggs
1 8-ounce container sour cream
1 teaspoon vanilla extract

Step1:In a large bowl mix the flour, sugar, cocoa powder, baking soda, baking powder, and salt. Next add the oil, coffee, and eggs. Beat at medium speed until smooth. Then mix in the sour cream and vanilla.

Step2: Place in cupcake liners and bake at 350 for 20-23 minutes.

The Frosting!

2 Sticks of butter
8oz. of cream cheese
1/2 cup of caramel
3-4 cups of confectioners sugar
Salt for the topping

Step1: Cream together the butter and cream cheese in a mixer, once it is combined add in the caramel. Next, add in the confectioners sugar a little at a time.

Step2: Pipe the frosting onto the cupcakes! Drizzle some extra caramel on top and sprinkle some salt on top also!

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