Chocolate Martini Cupcakes
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Chocolate Martini Cupcakes

The cupcakes are topped with a chocolate martini buttercream made with Crème de Cacao and Godiva liqueur which is drizzled with dark chocolate.
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time5 mins
Total Time10 mins
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: chocolate martini buttercream, chocolate martini cupcakes, chocolate shot
Servings: 12 cupcakes
Calories: 717kcal
Author: Stef


  • 1 pound unsalted butter room temperature
  • 6 cups powdered sugar
  • 4 teaspoons Crème de Cacao
  • 4 teaspoons Godiva chocolate liqueur
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 12 of your favorite chocolate cupcakes I, of course, highly recommend using Ultimate Chocolate Cupcakes.
  • 4 ounces melted dark tempered chocolate
  • 1 chocolate martini I use the recipe from The Drink Blog.


  • In the bowl of a stand mixer, beat butter until light and fluffy (about 3 minutes on high speed).
  • Mix in powdered sugar a little bit at a time until fully combined.
  • Mix in Crème de Cacao, chocolate liqueur, and salt.
  • Pipe frosting onto cooled cupcakes.
  • Drizzle or pipe melted chocolate on top of frosting.
  • Fill Shot Tops with chocolate martini and place in cupcakes. Drink any leftover martini.
  • Serve and enjoy!


Calories: 717kcal | Carbohydrates: 91g | Protein: 3g | Fat: 39g | Saturated Fat: 22g | Cholesterol: 82mg | Sodium: 341mg | Potassium: 77mg | Sugar: 80g | Vitamin A: 965IU | Vitamin C: 0.1mg | Calcium: 67mg | Iron: 1mg