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Dr Pepper Cupcake Recipe

Updated on April 1, 2014

Easy Dr Pepper Cupcake Recipe

Here is the famous Dr Pepper Cupcake Recipe Cupcakes couldn't taste any better! Kids love these Dr Pepper Cupcakes and they are very quick and easy to make. Watch the recipe video for how to make Dr Pepper Cupcakes Fast and Simple! I have also included links to other Dr Pepper Recipes! You never know what you can make with your favorite soda! If you love Dr. Pepper, and chocolate, you will absolutely love these cupcakes!

Would you rather try Chocolate Cupcakes or even Blueberry Cupcake

Dr Pepper Cupcake Recipe
Dr Pepper Cupcake Recipe

Ingedients for Dr Pepper Cupcakes

Dr Pepper Cupcake Recipe List of Ingredients

Dr Pepper Cupcakes

1/2 C butter

2 1/2 C brown sugar

3 eggs

3 oz unsweetened baking chocolate, melted

1/2 C buttermilk

2 1/2 tsp baking soda

1/2 tsp salt

2 1/2 C cake flour

2 tsp vanilla

1 C boiling Dr. Pepper

Dr Pepper Cupcake Recipe
Dr Pepper Cupcake Recipe

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How to Make Dr Pepper Cupcakes

Dr Pepper Cupcakes

Cream the butter and add the brown sugar.

When well blended, add the eggs, one at a time, beating well.

Add the chocolate, slightly cooled.

In a small bowl, add one teaspoon of baking soda to the buttermilk.

Mix your remaining dry ingredients in another bowl.

Add the flour mixture and buttermilk to the butter mixture alternately.

Add the vanilla, and finally mix in the Dr. Pepper.

Pour into cupcake molds

Bake for 20-25 minutes at 375 degrees.

Dr Pepper Cupcake Frosting

How to make Dr Pepper Cupcake Frosting

Dr Pepper Cupcake Frosting

1/3 C soft butter

3 C confectioner's sugar

1/2 C dark cocoa

4 Tbs heavy cream

1 tsp freshly grated ginger

1 can cherries in syrup (or in liqueur)

Cream the butter, cocoa and sugar together and stir in the cream.

Add the ginger and enough cherry syrup to create the desired consistency.

Refrigerate if necessary, and spread over the cupcakes when they have cooled.

Top each cupcake with half a cherry.

Easy Dr Pepper Recipe Videos - How to Cook with Dr Pepper

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      anonymous 5 years ago

      How many cupcakes does this yield?

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      anonymous 5 years ago

      I made these a while ago and they came out hard as rocks :/ no idea why. Good flavor, just very hard

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      chickie99 5 years ago

      anything with dr pepper in the mix has gotta taste great!

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      Margot_C 5 years ago

      Love Dr. Pepper! I just recently became aware of making cakes with soda and think it's a great idea. Haven't had a chance to try it yet (need to shed those holiday pounds before making new desserts), but putting this one on the list. Thanks!

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      cupcakeideas2011 5 years ago

      A unique flavor for cupcakes! Want to try a small batch of this cupcake and see what it taste like.

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      yayas 6 years ago

      I had a taste of Dr. Pepper Cupcakes a long time ago and I've been looking for the recipe ever since. Thanks for posting it.

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      anonymous 6 years ago

      I'm a dr pepper dude so this is right up my alley!

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      anonymous 6 years ago

      Do you have to boil the Dr. Pepper?

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      trees001 6 years ago

      Shared this all around! I absolutely have to try this one out too! If I keep reading your recipes I'll never get out of the kitchen - they are all so good! Thanks for sharing this, I know just who in my family is going to love it!

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      cupcakeideas2011 6 years ago

      This cupcake has similar design with DC signature cupcakes but the difference its top with cherry.

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      LaShy7 6 years ago

      I have to make this for my mom, she loves dr pepper.. so glad I found this :-)

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      blanckj 6 years ago

      Never even thought about it. How creative!

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      ColorPetGifts 6 years ago

      I'd love to try Dr Pepper cupcakes - yum! Blessed -:)

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      Chardoo 6 years ago

      What a great combo to make great cupcakes

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      bames24 lm 6 years ago

      will try this soon... :)

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      RocklawnArts 7 years ago

      Love Dr Pepper. May have to give this a try. Thanks for sharing the recipe!

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      Fox Music 7 years ago

      Thank you for this Delisious Lens on Dr Pepper Cupcakes

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      Fox Music 7 years ago

      Thank you for this Delisious Lens on Dr Pepper Cupcakes

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      JoshK47 7 years ago

      Very interesting! I always love trying new things, I think I may need to add this to my list...

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      TyGatti LM 7 years ago

      Am a massive Dr Pepper fan! will give these a try for sure :D

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      Ann Hinds 7 years ago from So Cal

      Yummy! Can't wait to try this.

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      Fran Tollett 7 years ago

      I LOVE Dr Pepper! Had no idea I could make cupcakes. Now I will have to make some. Thanks for sharing.

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      anonymous 7 years ago

      awesome recipe and lens! Blessed by a Squidoo Angel on 12/13/2010. Have a great day!

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      anonymous 7 years ago

      Gosh what a weird sounding recipe, but the end result looks fabulously tasty. I'm too intrigued not to give these a try.

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      jdwheeler 7 years ago

      I have had a Coca-Cola cake before, but never Dr Pepper cupcakes. Definitely going to try these.

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      Loretta 7 years ago from United States

      I must make these!

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      bsblmike2 7 years ago

      wow amazing!

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      anonymous 7 years ago

      my girlfriend loves dr Pepper so i will have to surprise her with some of these. thanks for the idea.

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      caketech 7 years ago

      I love Dr. Pepper. I'll have to try these cupcakes!

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      anonymous 7 years ago

      @anonymous: It means 1 US Cup (~240mls)

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      anonymous 7 years ago

      Hey, these look great! I'm from Australia and I've got a question. When you say a 'C of Dr Pepper', what measurement is that? A can? Cheers

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      LotusMalas 8 years ago

      YUM! Looks delicious! I'll have to try these for an upcoming party :-)

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      Sue Dixon 8 years ago from Grasmere, Cumbria, UK

      I think Dr Pepper is under rated here in the UK- these look great!

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      garyrh1 8 years ago

      This sounds delicious. I absolutely love Dr. Pepper and this seems like it would hit the spot.