Irish Cream Cupcakes

Irish Cream Cupcakes Recipe

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Lynn Dine

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@diner524

Woohoo!! Who doesn't love Irish Cream flavored anything?? Found this recipe online at Taste of Home's website. Here is what is stated about the recipe: "If you're looking for a grown-up cupcake, give these a try. You'll have a hard time limiting yourself to one! —Jenny Leighty, West Salem, Ohio".

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Serves:
24
Prep:
20 Min
Cook:
20 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

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    1/2 cup butter, softened
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    1-1/2 cups sugar
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    2 large eggs
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    3/4 cup unsweetened applesauce
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    teaspoons vanilla extract
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    2-1/2 cups all-purpose flour
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    3 teaspoons baking powder
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    1/2 teaspoon salt
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    1/2 cup irish cream liqueur
  • FROSTING

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    1/3 cup butter, softened
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    4 ounces reduced-fat cream cheese
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    6 tablespoons irish cream liqueur
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    4 cups confectioners' sugar

How to Make Irish Cream Cupcakes

Step-by-Step

  1. In a large bowl, beat butter and sugar until crumbly, about 2 minutes. Add eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition.
  2. Beat in applesauce and vanilla (mixture may appear curdled). Combine the flour, baking powder and salt; add to the creamed mixture alternately with liqueur, beating well after each addition.
  3. Fill paper-lined muffin cups two-thirds full. Bake at 350° for 18-22 minutes or until a toothpick inserted near the center comes out clean. Cool for 10 minutes before removing from pans to wire racks to cool completely.
  4. For frosting, in a large bowl, beat butter and cream cheese until fluffy. Beat in liqueur. Add confectioners’ sugar; beat until smooth. Pipe over tops of cupcakes. Refrigerate leftovers.

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About Irish Cream Cupcakes

Main Ingredient: Flour
Regional Style: Irish




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