Irish Cream Cupcakes

Wendy Rusch


I made these today...and THANK GOODNESS my daughter is dressing up for St Patricks Day, for her job, so I could get this amazing

Yes Yes Irish Cream the real stuff! Not just flavoring...These are really yummy! I know I should have made these days ago so you'd all have time to make them for today...sorry about that!

The photo is indeed my craziness!

(OH used part of the batter to make the cute lil green ones for fun!)


★★★★★ 4 votes

makes 30-36 cupcakes


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  • 3/4 c
    butter, softened
  • 2 c
  • 2
  • 2 tsp
  • 1 1/3 c
    Irish cream liqueur
  • 2/3 c
  • 3 c
  • 1 1/2 tsp
    baking powder
  • 1 tsp
  • 1 tsp
    baking soda

How to Make Irish Cream Cupcakes


  1. Preheat oven to 325. Line cupcake pans with 36 liners. Sift together flour, baking powder, baking soda, salt and set aside. Cream together butter and sugar until fluffy, about 2 minutes. Add eggs and vanilla, beat well. In a bowl mix together Irish cream and milk. Add flour mixture to batter alternating with milk mixture, beat on medium speed for 2 minutes.
  2. Fill liners 3/4 full and bake 20ish minutes or til tops spring back when touched. Remove from oven and cool in pans 5 minutes then transfer to wire racks to cool completely. When cool frost with the following frosting.
  3. Irish Cream Buttercream
    1 c butter
    3 c powdered sugar
    3T Irish cream
    3T heavy cream
    Cream together all ingredients, then beat for 3 minutes scraping bowl occasionally, until light and fluffy.

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About Irish Cream Cupcakes

Course/Dish: Cakes
Main Ingredient: Flour
Regional Style: American
Collection: St. Patrick's Day

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