SNICKERDOODLE CUPCAKES W/CINNAMON BUTTERCREAM FROSTING

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Jo Anne Sugimoto

By
@sugarnspicetedibears

Everything "snickerdoodle" is okay by me. My mom used to bake cookies every Friday for my brothers and I. And guess what? Snickerdoodle Cookies were my favorite! So now, I find this snickerdoodle cupcake recipe and I am in heaven!!!

Rating:

★★★★★ 14 votes

Comments:
Serves:
Makes 24 cupcakes

Ingredients

  • CUPCAKE BATTER:

  • 1 1/2 c
    flour
  • 1 1/2 c
    cake flour, sifted
  • 1 Tbsp
    baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp
    salt
  • 2 tsp
    ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 tsp
    ground cinnamon for dusting
  • 2 stick
    butter, unsalted, softened
  • 1 3/4 c
    sugar
  • 2 Tbsp
    sugar for dusting
  • 4 large
    eggs, room temperature
  • 2 tsp
    vanilla extract
  • 1 1/4 c
    milk
  • 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 SNICKERDOODLE CUPCAKES W/CINNAMON BUTTERCREAM FROSTING

Step-by-Step

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Prep 2 - 12-cupcake pans with cupcake liners.
  2. Sift together in a large bowl, flours, baking powder, salt and 2 tsp. cinnamon.
  3. Cream together butter and sugar till pale and fluffy.
  4. Add eggs one at a time, blend after each egg added, then add the vanilla extract.
  5. Add the flour mixture in 3 increments, alternate with 2 additions of the milk. Blend well, do not over mix.
  6. Divide the batter evenly into the cupcake tins, fill 3/4 full.
  7. Bake for 18 to 20 minutes, rotate the cupcake pan halfway through the baking process. Do a toothpick test and if it comes out clean, it's done.
  8. Remove the cupcakes from the oven onto a wire rack, let cool for 20 minutes before removing cupcakes from the pan.
  9. With the remaining cinnamon and sugar, mix together and sprinkle over the tops of the cupcakes.
  10. FROSTING:
  11. With mixer on low speed, blend butter till fluffy, about 30 seconds.
  12. Add sugar, 3 Tbsp. milk and vanilla extract, blend lightly. Add cinnamon and continue mixing until sugar is well incorporated.
  13. Increase speed and beat till fluffy, if the frosting is stiff, add the remaining 1 Tbsp. of milk. Blend well.
  14. Be sure that the cupcakes are completely cooled. Then frost or pipe your cupcakes.
  15. NOTE: YOU CAN ALSO ADD A 1 TSP OF CINNAMON TO A CAN OF STORE-BOUGHT BUTTERCREAM FROSTING.

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About SNICKERDOODLE CUPCAKES W/CINNAMON BUTTERCREAM FROSTING

Course/Dish: Cakes
Other Tag: Quick & Easy



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