Caramel-filled Cupcakes with Vanilla Bean Frosting

Caramel-filled Cupcakes With Vanilla Bean Frosting Recipe

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Stacy Gray

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@noshrinkjustbake

Decadent and delicious! Bring your sweet tooth!

Rating:
★★★★★ 2 votes
Comments:
Serves:
12-24
Prep:
40 Min
Cook:
25 Min

Ingredients

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FOR CUPCAKES:

duncan hines butter recipe golden cake mix
smuckers caramel topping (found with ice cream toppings)

FOR FROSTING:

1
stick butter
3 oz
cream cheese
1
vanilla bean (1 t. vanilla extract may be substituted)
2-3 Tbsp
cream
4 c
powdered sugar

How to Make Caramel-filled Cupcakes with Vanilla Bean Frosting

Step-by-Step

  • 1Line cupcake pans with paper liners and spray with cooking spray. Make cupcakes according to package directions for cake mix.
  • 2Remove from oven and cool for about 10 min. Then using a melon-baller, scoop out the top of each cupcake (reserving the tops), and fill with about a teaspoon of the caramel topping. Replace the tops you had scooped out and press slightly back into place.
  • 3Make Frosting:
    Cream butter and cream cheese until smooth. Split the vanilla bean and scrape out the seeds; add to butter (if using extract, add instead). Then add powdered sugar 1 cup at a time, alternating with a tablespoon of the cream. Mix until creamy consistency. Add to piping bag and frost cupcakes or frost smoothly with a spatula. Drizzle tops with more caramel, if desired.

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About Caramel-filled Cupcakes with Vanilla Bean Frosting

Course/Dish: Cakes
Hashtags: #butter, #caramel, #Vanilla




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