Butterscotch Cupcakes w/ Glaze

Hope Adcox


My fiance and I were really craving something sweet, and all I had in the pantry were the following ingredients so I scratched it together and tada! Homemade butterscotch cupcakes with glaze:)


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  • 1 box
    yellow cake mix
  • 1/2 pkg
    butterscotch chips
  • 2 tsp
    butter, softened
  • 4 Tbsp
    chocolate hazelnut spread (nutella)

  • 2 1/3 c
    milk, 2%
  • 3
  • 1 1/4 tsp
    vegetable oil
  • 1 tsp
    butter, room temperature

  • 1/2 c
    milk, 2%
  • 2 tsp
    butter, melted
  • 1/2 pkg
    butterscotch chips
  • 4 Tbsp
    chocolate hazelnut spread (nutella)
  • 2 Tbsp
    peanut butter
  • 4 tsp
    chocolate syrup

How to Make Butterscotch Cupcakes w/ Glaze


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees
  2. Prepare the yellow cake mix with ingredients listed above (2 1/3c milk, 3 eggs, 1 1/4 tsp vegetable oil, 1 tsp butter) or follow the directions on the back of the box.
  3. After all clumps are gone in the cake mix, add 1/2 of the butterscotch chips package to the mix, set remaining chips in package aside. Whisk together so that the chips are evenly spread throughout the mix.
  4. Add 4 tbsp of chocolate hazelnut spread (Nutella is more healthier than other spreads and is a lot more tasty). Mix well (add 1/2 tsp milk if mix begins to be too thick)
  5. Take the cupcake pan and spread butter on the rim of each cup (this keeps the cupcake from sticking when it rises) Next, put cupcake liners in each cup then spray Pam or dot butter at the bottom of each cupcake liner. (this recipe is made for a 6-8 cup pan)
  6. Let bake for 20 minutes or until fluffed and golden.
  7. Now for the yummy glaze! Melt 2 tsp of butter in small pot on medium heat for 2 minutes or until melted. After the butter has melted, add 1/2 c milk and the remaining butterscotch chips. Stir frequently for 5 minutes or until the butterscotch chips have melted. Let cool with lid on pot for the next step.
  8. In small bowl, combine chocolate hazelnut spread, peanut butter, and chocolate syrup, mix until it becomes a light cream.
  9. After the melted butterscotch chips have cooled a bit, add it to the small bowl of mix, whisk frequently for 2 minutes so that the mix becomes a creamy watery like glaze.
  10. By now your cupcakes should be ready to take out of the oven, let cool for 15 minutes. After cooled, spread the glaze over cupcakes.

    ENJOY!! :)

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About Butterscotch Cupcakes w/ Glaze

Course/Dish: Cakes
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, For Kids

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