Tasty Classic Coca-Cola Cupcakes Recipe

Enjoy the classic taste of Coca-Cola in these delightful cupcakes! They’re easy to make and perfect for any party or family get-together.

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Jared may be the marathon Coke drinker around our house, but I’m still holding the title of cupcake connoisseur, and in this case, that would be a Coca-Cola cupcake.

You can see how true that is in these classic vanilla bean cupcakes and this chocolate cupcake recipes.

Really you can consider us a split household.

You can style them however you’d like to fit year-round, but with red and white striped cupcake liners and mini straws, sprinkle toppings to look like bubbling over snow,

And the Coca-Cola limited edition glass bottles, even Santa himself would show up to your dinner party.

If not, I’m sure there’s a guest willing to let you share as many Cokes with them as you’re willing to give…

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Coca-Cola Cupcake Ingredients

Coca-Cola Classic

Dark unsweetened cocoa powder

Salted butter, cut into 1-inch pieces

Granulated sugar (I used less sugar since we’re using so much topping for presentation, but add a 1/2 cup if you’re using light icing for a sweeter taste)

Dark brown sugar

All-purpose flour

Baking soda

Salt

Eggs

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How to Make Coca-Cola Cupcakes

Step 1 – Preheat the oven to 325 degrees F.

Step 2 – Melt the butter, then whisk it together with the Coca-Cola, cocoa powder, and sugar.

Step 3 – In a small bowl, whisk the eggs until beaten, then combine with wet ingredients.

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Step 4 – In a separate bowl, whisk together the baking soda, flour, and salt together.

Step 5 – Slowly mix the wet and dry ingredients until well combined.

Step 6 – Pour mixture into cupcake liners and bake for 16-20 minutes, or until a toothpick comes out clean if dipped into the cake.

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Step 7 – Let cupcakes cool completely before icing.

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Fizzy Buttercream Icing Ingredients

Salted butter at room temperature

Vanilla bean paste

Icing sugar

Heavy cream

White sprinkles in varying sizes

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How to Make Fizzy Buttercream Icing

Step 1 – Combine all ingredients in a mixer until nice and fluffy.

Step 2 – Pipe the icing onto each cupcake.

Step 3 – Roll the fresh icing into a mixture of small and large white sprinkles to give it a bubbly look, just like a soda or float.

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Step 4 – Finally, Decorate as desired, and top with sprinkle toppings and mini straw.

In case the Santa and reindeer route isn’t your thing, you can skip the holiday theme and head straight to Valentine’s Day by getting custom Share A Coke bottles with custom names on ShareaCoke.com instead.

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Just replace the red and white cupcake liners with a splash of pink, and you’re good to go!

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I also love the idea of serving mini cupcakes and Coca-Cola pairings for a cute way to send off for guests after your holiday party or NYE pick me up, too.

Whether it’s a watch party or a birthday party, your guests will definitely be impressed.

What do you think?!

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Classic Coca-Cola Cupcakes Recipe

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5 from 1 vote
Add a little bit of nostalgia to your baking with this delicious classic Coca-Cola cupcake recipe.
Prep Time30 mins
Baking time20 mins
Total Time50 mins
Course Desserts
Cuisine dessert

Equipment

  • Stand mixer
  • oven

Ingredients

  • 2 cups Coca-Cola Classic
  • 1 cup Dark unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 1 stick Salted butter cut into 1-inch pieces
  • 1 cup Granulated sugar I used less sugar since we’re using so much topping for presentation, but add a 1/2 cup if you’re using light icing for a sweeter taste
  • 1 cup Dark brown sugar
  • 2 cups All-purpose flour
  • 2 cups Baking soda
  • 1 tsp Salt
  • 2 pieces Eggs

Fizzy Buttercream Icing Ingredients

  • 1 stick salted butter at room temperature
  • 1 tbsp vanilla bean paste
  • 4 cups icing sugar
  • 4 tbsp heavy cream
  • 1 cup White sprinkles in varying sizes

Nutrition

Calories: 7318kcal | Carbohydrates: 1341g | Protein: 47g | Fat: 228g | Saturated Fat: 145g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 9g | Monounsaturated Fat: 57g | Trans Fat: 7g | Cholesterol: 561mg | Sodium: 69577mg | Potassium: 2005mg | Fiber: 39g | Sugar: 1083g | Vitamin A: 6541IU | Vitamin C: 0.4mg | Calcium: 443mg | Iron: 26mg
Servings: 4
Calories: 7318kcal

Instructions

  • Preheat the oven to 325 degrees F.
  • Melt the butter, then whisk it together with the Coca-Cola, cocoa powder, and sugar.
  • In a small bowl, whisk the eggs until beaten, then combine with wet ingredients.
  • In a separate bowl, whisk together the baking soda, flour, and salt together, then
  • Slowly mix the wet and dry ingredients until well combined.
  • Pour mixture into cupcake liners and bake for 16-20 minutes, or until a toothpick comes out clean if dipped into the cake.
  • Let cupcakes cool completely before icing

How to Make Fizzy Buttercream Icing

  • Combine all ingredients in a mixer until nice and fluffy
  • Pipe the icing onto each cupcake.
  • Roll the fresh icing into a mixture of small and large white sprinkles to give it a bubbly look, just like a soda or float.
  • Finally, Decorate as desired, and top with sprinkle toppings and mini straw.
Cost: $30
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