Pancake Cupcakes with Maple Bacon Buttercream Frosting

Sheila Devor


Pure Pleasure! Who would have thought you could make a cupcake from pancake batter, right? This moist, delicious cupcake along with the maple bacon buttercream frosting will have you wanting to eat these for breakfast! The sweetness of the frosting and that touch of bacon gives this cupcake the perfect trifecta!

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This is one of those times when bacon really DOES belong in dessert! We loved the maple-bacon flavor in the icing... A great way to start your day! Test Kitchen Avatar The Test Kitchen


★★★★☆ 43 votes

12 Cupcakes
20 Min
10 Min



  • 2 c
    all-purpose flour
  • 1 Tbsp
  • 2 tsp
    baking powder
  • 1 tsp
  • 1 1/2 c
    whole milk
  • 2
  • 2 Tbsp
    unsalted butter, melted and cooled
  • 2-3 slice
    bacon, crumbled into batter (optional)

  • 1 c
    unsalted butter, at room temperature
  • 2 1/2 c
    powdered sugar
  • 3 Tbsp
    maple syrup
  • 1 tsp
    vanilla extract
  • 3 slice
    bacon, cooked, cooled and crumbled

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