Pancake Cupcakes with Maple Bacon Buttercream Frosting

Sheila Devor

By
@dnaexpert


Pure Pleasure! Who would have thought you could make a cupcake from pancake batter, right? This moist, delicious cupcake along with the maple bacon buttercream frosting will have you wanting to eat these for breakfast! The sweetness of the frosting and that touch of bacon gives this cupcake the perfect trifecta!

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Serves:

12 Cupcakes

Prep:

20 Min

Cook:

10 Min

Method:

Bake

Blue Ribbon Recipe

Notes from the Test Kitchen:
This is one of those times when bacon really DOES belong in dessert! We loved the maple-bacon flavor in the icing... A great way to start your day!

Ingredients

FOR THE CUPCAKES

2 c
all-purpose flour
1 Tbsp
sugar
2 tsp
baking powder
1 tsp
salt
1 1/2 c
whole milk
2
eggs
2 Tbsp
unsalted butter, melted and cooled
2-3 slice
bacon, crumbled into batter (optional)

FOR THE FROSTING

1 c
unsalted butter, at room temperature
2 1/2 c
powdered sugar
3 Tbsp
maple syrup
1 tsp
vanilla extract
3 slice
bacon, cooked, cooled and crumbled

Directions Step-By-Step

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cakes, Other Desserts, Pancakes
Main Ingredient: Sugar
Regional Style: American
Other Tag: Quick & Easy
Recipe For: The Best Cupcake
Hashtags: #maple, #frosting, #Cupcakes