Spiced Rum Eggnog Cupcakes with Homemade Spiced Rum Buttercream Frosting
Recipe type: Dessert
  • Cupcake Ingredients

  • 1.5 cups flour
  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • ½ teaspoon baking soda
  • ½ teaspoon baking powder
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon allspice
  • 2 eggs, room temperature
  • ¼ cup vegetable oil
  • ¼ cup spiced rum
  • ¾ cup eggnog, room temperature
  • ¼ cup sour cream

  • Frosting Ingredients

  • 3 cups confectioners’ sugar
  • 1 tablespoon espresso powder or coffee
  • 2 tablespoons cocoa powder
  • 2 sticks room temperature unsalted butter
  • 1 tablespoon spiced rum
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1-2 teaspoons milk, if needed
  • Chocolate sprinkles for decoration if desired
  1. Directions for Cupcakes

  2. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Line a 12-cup muffin pan with baking liners.
  3. In a large mixing bowl, add flour, baking powder, baking soda, salt and allspice.
  4. Whisk dry ingredients together.
  5. In a small bowl, add eggs, sugar, rum, vegetable oil and butter. Mix on medium speed for 2 minutes.
  6. Add small bowl ingredients into the dry ingredients. Fold in with spatula.
  7. Layer each muffin cup ⅔ of the way with batter. Bake 18-20 minutes or until it springs back when touched. Let cool.

  8. Directions for Frosting

  9. Add powdered sugar, espresso powder and cocoa powder to a large mixing bowl and whisk together.
  10. Add in butter and mix for 1 minute or until creamy.
  11. Mix in the rum and vanilla extract until light and fluffy. If mixture is too thick, add a bit of milk.
  12. Add frosting to piping bag
  13. Frost cupcakes and decorate with chocolate sprinkles if desired.
Recipe by Mom Does Reviews at https://www.momdoesreviews.com/2019/11/10/spiced-rum-eggnog-cupcakes-with-homemade-spiced-rum-buttercream-frosting/