Kit Kat Cupcakes

Are you looking for adorable cupcakes to make for a special event? Or just looking for a fun cupcake creation to make? We have just the recipe for you: the Kit Kat Cupcakes!

Kit Kat Cupcakes
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Even though I am working on losing weight, it doesn’t help that I have a huge sweet tooth! I love my chocolate. I also love cupcakes! Every once in a while, I like to treat my son and me to special treats! I am just getting into baking again. I know I love making pretty creations and I am so excited to share these awesome Kit Kat Cupcakes!

Kit Kat Cupcakes angled from the left

Do you love Kit Kats? Or do you have a few extra Kit Kat bars to eat? Why not get creative with a playful dessert!

This is actually a great recipe to make around Halloween, especially if you have extra Kit Kat bars! Who am I kidding? I love chocolate candy throughout the year! Don’t you?

The Kit Kat Cupcakes would be the perfect treat to make for any get-together! The Kit Kat Cupcakes will surely be a crowd pleaser! You can be as creative as you’d like.

If you’re looking for another fun treat to make, we also have the Mint Chocolate Chip Dip! This may not be considered a treat, but it is an easy Keto-Friendly snack, Avocado Egg Salad! It’s all about balance, right? Life isn’t all about treats and sweets! We have another fun recipe coming up, stay tuned!

Here are a few items you need (if you don’t have them in your pantry):

Muffin Tins
Cupcake Liners
Kit Kats
Stand Mixer

Check the recipe to see what other items you will need!

Kit Kat Cupcakes upclose

Kit Kat Cupcakes Recipe

Kit Kat Cupcakes

The Kit Kat Cupcakes are a fun treat to make!  Perfect to make when you have extra Kit Kat bars or you just have a sweet tooth!
Course Dessert
Cuisine American



  • 1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 cup sugar
  • cup cocoa powder
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • ½ tsp baking powder
  • ½ tsp salt
  • 1 large egg room temperature
  • ½ cup buttermilk at room temperature
  • ½ cup hot coffee
  • ¼ cup vegetable oil
  • tsp vanilla extract


  • 2 sticks unsalted butter room temperature
  • 4 cups powdered sugar
  • 2 tsp vanilla extract
  • 2 tbsp heavy cream
  • 6 snack size Kit Kats crushed
  • 5-6 Kit Kats sliced into quarters



  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
  • Line muffin tins with cupcake liners.
  • Add your Kit Kat bars into a ziploc bag seal closed.
  • Using a rolling pin crush your candy bars.
  • In a large bowl add together all the dry ingredients and sift.
  • In a medium bowl, add all the wet ingredients, whisk to combine.
  • Add your egg and whisk the egg into the wet ingredients.
  • Using a stand mixer, add your dry ingredients.
  • Add the wet ingredients to the dry ingredients.
  • Mix for 2 minutes on medium speed and scrape down the sides and bottom of bowl.
  • Divide evenly among the cupcake liners.
  • Bake for 13 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean.
  • Allow cupcakes to cool completely.


  • In a stand mixer use a paddle fixture add the butter mix medium speed for about 2-3 minutes.
  • Butter will be light and creamy.
  • Add the powdered sugar, vanilla extract, and heavy cream to the butter.
  • Begin to mix on low speed.
  • Add the crushed Kit Kats and increase speed to medium-high and whip for 6 minutes.
  • Chop remaining Kit Kats into quarters.
  • Drizzle fudge on top of the cupcakes.
  • Garnish the cupcakes with the Kit Kats.
  • ENJOY!!
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The Kit Kat Cupcakes are a fun and beautiful treat for any occasion! Tell us who you made these for! Don’t forget to bookmark this page. You can also print out the recipe!

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  1. These cupcakes look UNREAL! I am drooling so hard over them, it’s not even funny!

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