Maple Pecan Cupcakes

Lynn Olds

By
@jlynno

This is a new one I worked on last week. Be sure to toast your pecans to bring out the flavor.


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Serves:
12
Prep:
45 Min
Cook:
20 Min

Ingredients

1 stick
butter, unsalted room temp.
1/4 c
brown sugar, firmly packed
2/3 c
pure maple syrup
2
eggs
1 c
self rising flour
1/2 c
pecans, in pieces

Step-By-Step

1Preheat oven to 350 .Beat butter and sugar in bowl until creamy,then beat in maple syrup Add eggs one at a time,then sift flower into mixture and fold in along with the pecans.

2soon mixture into paper liners and bake for 17 to 20 minutes or until skewer inserted into center comes out clean. Let cool completely before frosting.

3For frosting :
12 pecan halves toasted
3 tablespoons unsalted butter at room temp.
4 oz cream cheese
4 tablespoons maple syrup
2 cups confectioners sugar sifted

beat together butter, cream cheese and syrup. Add sugar and mix until smooth and creamy.Spread over cupcakes and to with pecan halves.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Other Desserts