Butter Pecan Cupcake with Real Maple Frosting

Erika Hollis

By
@ErikaAlice

I have been known to top this off with candies pecans, and with crumbled up bacon!!! SO YUMMI!


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Serves:

12

Prep:

20 Min

Cook:

20 Min

Ingredients

FROSTING

1 c
unsalted butter, softened
3 oz
cream cheese softened
2/3 c
dark brown sugar
1/4 tsp
salt
3/4 c
real maple syrup
3/4 tsp
vanilla
1 c
confectioners sugar

Directions Step-By-Step

1
FOR FROSTING, Add all of your ingrediences together and beat until creamy. Pipe into a piping bag, or just frost your cupcakes. Top off with crumbled bacon, or candied pecans, or drizzle with Maple syrup...Oh so good!
2
In a small heavy skillet, melt 2 tablespoons butter. Add pecans; cook over medium heat until toasted, about 4 minutes. Set aside and let them cool
3
In a large mixing bowl, cream sugar and remaining butter until light and fluffy. Add eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition. Beat in vanilla. Combine the flour, baking powder and salt; add to creamed mixture alternately with milk. Beat just until combined. Fold in 2 cups reserved pecans. Fill your prepared muffing/cupcake lined pans about 3?4 the way to the top. Put into 350 degree oven for 20 - 25 minutes. Let cool and frost with the Maple frosting. ENJOY!

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cakes, Other Desserts