SNICKERDOODLE CUPCAKES W/CINNAMON BUTTERCREAM FROSTING

Jo Anne Sugimoto

By
@sugarnspicetedibears

Everything "snickerdoodle" is okay by me. My mom used to bake cookies every Friday for my brothers and I. And guess what? Snickerdoodle Cookies were my favorite! So now, I find this snickerdoodle cupcake recipe and I am in heaven!!!


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Rating:
★★★★★ 14 votes
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Serves:
Makes 24 cupcakes

Ingredients

CUPCAKE BATTER:

1 1/2 c
flour
1 1/2 c
cake flour, sifted
1 Tbsp
baking powder
1/2 tsp
salt
2 tsp
ground cinnamon
1/2 tsp
ground cinnamon for dusting
2 stick
butter, unsalted, softened
1 3/4 c
sugar
2 Tbsp
sugar for dusting
4 large
eggs, room temperature
2 tsp
vanilla extract
1 1/4 c
milk

CINNAMON BUTTERCREAM FROSTING:

1 c
butter, room temperature
3 3/4 c
powdered sugar, sifted
3 to 4 Tbsp
milk
2 tsp
vanilla extract
1 tsp
cinnamon

Step-By-Step

1Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Prep 2 - 12-cupcake pans with cupcake liners.
2Sift together in a large bowl, flours, baking powder, salt and 2 tsp. cinnamon.
3Cream together butter and sugar till pale and fluffy.
4Add eggs one at a time, blend after each egg added, then add the vanilla extract.
5Add the flour mixture in 3 increments, alternate with 2 additions of the milk. Blend well, do not over mix.
6Divide the batter evenly into the cupcake tins, fill 3/4 full.
7Bake for 18 to 20 minutes, rotate the cupcake pan halfway through the baking process. Do a toothpick test and if it comes out clean, it's done.
8Remove the cupcakes from the oven onto a wire rack, let cool for 20 minutes before removing cupcakes from the pan.
9With the remaining cinnamon and sugar, mix together and sprinkle over the tops of the cupcakes.
10FROSTING:
11With mixer on low speed, blend butter till fluffy, about 30 seconds.
12Add sugar, 3 Tbsp. milk and vanilla extract, blend lightly. Add cinnamon and continue mixing until sugar is well incorporated.
13Increase speed and beat till fluffy, if the frosting is stiff, add the remaining 1 Tbsp. of milk. Blend well.
14Be sure that the cupcakes are completely cooled. Then frost or pipe your cupcakes.
15NOTE: YOU CAN ALSO ADD A 1 TSP OF CINNAMON TO A CAN OF STORE-BOUGHT BUTTERCREAM FROSTING.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cakes
Other Tag: Quick & Easy