Grasshopper Cupcakes

By Eat More Chocolate Team      

April 20, 2015

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Rich chocolate cupcakes topped with a creamy Mint whipped cream frosting . So light, so refreshing, Grasshopper Cupcakes are the perfect after dinner treat!

  • Yields: 12 cupcakes.


In a large mixing bowl, beat heavy cream with a whisk (attached to a stand mixer or a handheld electric mixer) for 2-3 minutes until thickened. Slowly beat in the powdered sugar, mint extract and green food coloring. Beat an additional 2-3 minutes until desired consistency.

Frost cupcakes, cake or brownie and drizzle with chocolate syrup. Top with mint candies.


12 chocolate cupcakes

1 cup heavy cream

½ cup powdered sugar

½ tsp mint extract

3 drops green food coloring

2 Tbsp chocolate syrup (garnish)

6 Andes chocolate mint candies