Caramel Almond Chocolate Cupcakes


I can’t believe Cupcake Week is half way over already! Did you know that yesterday was National Cupcake Day? Be sure to check out the debate over at i[heart]cuppycakes and enter in her cupcake giveaway too!

Today I bring you a cupcake that is amazing. Simply amazing. The filling in these guys is to die for. I was eating it with a spoon. It’s also awesome over ice cream. You really can’t go wrong with homemade dulce de leche, so it’s not surprising. However, homemade dulce de leche does take a while to make (3 hours simmering in a pot), so be prepared to put some time into these cupcakes. It’s well worth the effort. Hubby agreed these are one of the best cupcakes I’ve ever made

Next time I make these, I might leave the chocolate out of the caramel ganache. As you can see, it looks more chocolatey and I would have prefered to have it be caramel. It has a great caramel flavor, but I would have liked the color contrast of having a caramel sauce.

I followed the recipes from Fields of Cake exactly, so I’m not going to repost them here. Definitely go check out her post and amazing pictures!

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Check out my week of cupcakes here.

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6 Responses to “Hot Fudge Sauce”

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    Mayre — August 13, 2013 at 8:27 am

    Looks yummy. While I wouldn’t expect it to last long, how long will it last in the fridge?

    • beantownbaker — August 13th, 2013 @ 5:49 pm

      I’ve had a jar in my fridge for up to a month or so without any issues.

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    Shannon — August 13, 2013 at 10:27 am

    oh man, that looks too easy and delicious- a dangerous combination 🙂

    • beantownbaker — August 13th, 2013 @ 5:49 pm

      Definitely a dangerous combination…

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    Nutmeg Nanny — August 13, 2013 at 9:44 pm

    Oh goodness, I just love hot fudge! My ice cream isn’t complete without it 🙂 this looks perfect!

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    Chris Salman — February 12, 2019 at 5:52 am

    I’m loving your recipe and gonna try it too. The dish looks yummy. Recently I have brought pita bread maker to cook pita bread at home and and that is a real game changer too. Please share more recipes like this one.

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