GINGER SNAP CUPCAKES W/CINNAMON BUTTERCREAM FROSTING

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Jo Anne Sugimoto

By
@sugarnspicetedibears

By request for Krystal, hope that these cupcakes turn out well for you!

Rating:

★★★★★ 4 votes

Comments:
Serves:
Makes 12 Cupcakes

Ingredients

  • 2 c
    all purpose flour
  • 1 1/2 tsp
    baking soda
  • 1/4 tsp
    kosher salt
  • 6 Tbsp
    butter, softened
  • 1 c
    brown sugar, packed
  • 2 tsp
    ground ginger
  • 2 tsp
    ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 tsp
    ground cloves
  • 1/4 tsp
    ground black pepper
  • 1 large
    egg
  • 1/4 c
    molasses
  • 3/4 c
    buttermilk
  • 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

How to Make GINGER SNAP CUPCAKES W/CINNAMON BUTTERCREAM FROSTING

Step-by-Step

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Prep a 12-muffin tin with paper liners.
  2. In a medium bowl, whisk together flour, baking soda and salt.
  3. In a large bowl, cream together butter and brown sugar until light.
  4. Blend in spices and egg followed by molasses.
  5. Stir in half of the flour mixture, then the buttermilk and the remaining flour mixture. Mix until just blended, with no streaks of flour remain.
  6. Divide the batter evenly into the prepared muffin tin, and bake for 17 to 20 minutes, do a toothpick test and if it comes out clean, it's done.
  7. Remove the cupcakes onto a wire rack to completely cool before frosting them.
  8. CINNAMON BUTTERCREAM FROSTING:
  9. Cream butter with hand mixer on low speed till fluffy, 30 seconds.
  10. Add sugar, 3 Tbsp. milk, vanilla extract and blend lightly.
  11. Add cinnamon, continue mixing until sugar is incorporated, increase speed and beat till fluffy.
  12. If the frosting is stiff, add the remaining 1 Tbsp. of milk and blend well.
  13. Be sure that the cupcakes are completely cooled before frosting them.

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About GINGER SNAP CUPCAKES W/CINNAMON BUTTERCREAM FROSTING

Course/Dish: Cakes
Other Tag: Quick & Easy



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