Irish Car Bomb Cupcakes


INGREDIENTS Yield: 24 For the Cupcakes: 1 cup Guinness stout 1 cup unsalted butter, at room temperature ¾ cup Dutch-process cocoa powder 2 cups all-purpose flour 2 cups granulated sugar 1½ teaspoons baking soda ¾ teaspoons salt 2 eggs 2/3 cup sour cream For the Whiskey Ganache Filling: 8 ounces bittersweet chocolate 2/3 cup heavy […]

Tiramisu Cupcakes


INGREDIENTS Yield: 12 For the Cupcakes: 1¼ cups cake flour (not self-rising), sifted ¾ teaspoon baking powder ½ teaspoon coarse salt ¼ cup milk 1 vanilla bean, halved lengthwise, seeds scraped and reserved 4 tablespoons unsalted butter, at room temperature, cut into pieces 3 whole eggs plus 3 egg yolks, at room temperature 1 cup […]

S’mores Cupcakes


INGREDIENTS Yield:24 For the Cupcakes: 1½ cups all-purpose flour 1-1/3 cups graham flour 2 teaspoons baking powder 1½ teaspoons salt 1½ teaspoons ground cinnamon 10 ounces (1¼ cups) unsalted butter, room temperature 2 cups light brown sugar ¼ cup honey 6 eggs 2 teaspoons vanilla extract For the Chocolate Ganache Glaze: 4 ounces semisweet chocolate, […]

Zucchini-Pineapple Cupcakes with Orange Sour Cream Frosting


INGREDIENTS For the Cupcakes: 1 package (about 18 ounces) yellow cake mix without pudding in the mix 3 eggs 1 cup low- fat buttermilk 1/3 cup canola or vegetable oil 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon ½ teaspoon ground nutmeg ¼ teaspoon ground allspice 2 cups coarsely shredded zucchini (1 medium zuccini. unpeeled) 1 can (8 ounces) […]

Snickerdoodle Cupcakes


INGREDIENTS For the Cupcakes: 1½ cups all-purpose flour 1½ cups cake flour 1 tablespoon baking powder ½ teaspoon salt 1 tablespoon ground cinnamon 1 cup unsalted butter, at room temperature 1¾ cups granulated sugar 4 eggs, at room temperature 2 teaspoons vanilla extract 1¼ cups whole milk For the Seven-Minute Frosting: 1½ cups plus 2 […]

Cherry Coke Float Cupcakes


INGREDIENTS For the Cupcakes: 1½ cups all-purpose flour 3 tablespoons cocoa powder ½ teaspoon baking soda ¼ teaspoon salt ¾ cup granulated sugar ½ cup unsalted butter, at room temperature 1 egg ½ cup buttermilk ¾ cup Coke (don’t use diet) 1½ teaspoons vanilla extract 1 (21-ounce) can cherry pie filling For the Glaze: ¾ […]

Peanut Butter and Jelly Cupcakes


INGREDIENTS For the Cupcakes: 1¾ cups all-purpose flour ¼ teaspoon baking soda ¾ teaspoon baking powder ½ teaspoon salt ¾ cup unsalted butter, at room temperature 1 1/3 cups granulated sugar 2/3 cup creamy peanut butter 3 eggs, at room temperature ½ teaspoon vanilla extract ½ cup sour cream, at room temperature ¾ cup coarsely […]