AVOCADO CUPCAKES W/CREAM CHEESE FROSTING

Jo Anne Sugimoto

By
@sugarnspicetedibears

My mom used to make avocado sandwiches for my brothers and I when we were young kids. I must admit, they were very good.
So an avocado cupcake to me must be delicious!


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Serves:

Makes one dozen

Ingredients

1 c
sugar
1/2 c
butter
2
eggs
1 c
avocado, mashed
1/2 c
buttermilk
1 tsp
baking soda
1 1/2 c
flour
1/2 tsp
nutmeg
1/2 tsp
cinnamon
1/2 tsp
allspice
1/2 c
nuts, your choice

FROSTING:

2 pkg
8 oz. each cream cheese, softened
1/2 c
butter, softened
2 c
confectioner's sugar, sifted
1 tsp
vanilla extract

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Prep 12-cup muffin tin with liners.
2
Cream butter and sugar, add the eggs and avocado, mix well.
3
Add the baking soda to the buttermilk and add to the batter.
4
Add the spices to the flour, then add flour mixture to the batter, mix well.
5
Dust the nuts lightly with flour and add to the batter.
6
Pour evenly into the muffin tin.
7
Bake for 35 to 40 minutes. Remove from the oven and let cool completely.
8
FROSTING:
9
In a medium bowl, cream together the cream cheese and the butter until creamy.
10
Mix in vanilla and then gradually add in the confectioner's sugar.
11
Be sure that the cupcakes are cooled, then frost the cupcakes. Store the remaining frosting in the refrigerator.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cakes
Other Tag: Quick & Easy