White Chocolate Cupcakes

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There are people who say white chocolate is not really chocolate at all.  Then what is it?  I still believe it is just a sweeter, creamier kind of chocolate. A Pumpkin and A Princess light and buttery tasting cupcake infused with white chocolate topped with a white chocolate cream cheese frosting.    Totally delicious when you are looking for something not quite chocolate but not quite vanilla.

White Chocolate Cupcakes


1 1/2 cup flour
1 cup sugar
1/2 tsp salt
2 eggs
1 stick (1/2 cup) butter, softened
1 tsp vanilla extracts
3/4 cup whole milk
4 oz white chocolate baking bar

White Chocolate Frosting Recipe:

4 oz white chocolate bar
8 oz cream cheese, softened
1 stick unsalted butter, softened
1 tsp vanilla extract
4 cup powdered sugar, sifted


  1. Preheat oven to 350 and line cupcake pan.
  2. Over a double boiler melt white chocolate bar and set aside.
  3. In a large bowl sift together flour, salt, and baking powder.
  4. In a stand mixer combine butter and sugar for 2 minutes. Mix in eggs one at a time.
  5. Add milk, vanilla, and melted chocolate until well combined.
  6. Slowly incorporate dry ingredients and mix for 2-3 minutes.
  7. Fill cupcakes 2/3 full and bake for 18-20 minutes.

White chocolate frosting:

  1. Melt white chocolate bar over a double boiler, set aside.
  2. Beat cream cheese and butter together.
  3. Add melted white chocolate and vanilla.
  4. Slowly add powdered sugar and mix until well combined.
  5. Pipe cupcakes with frosting and sprinkle edible star glitter on top.
  6. Optional: add a white chocolate square.

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2 thoughts on “White Chocolate Cupcakes”

  1. You say to add baking soda, but do not list how much in the ingredients list…I added about 1 teaspoon and it seemed to work out alright….but you may want to add it to your recipe above! :)


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