Maple Pecan Cupcakes

1
Lynn Olds

By
@jlynno

This is a new one I worked on last week. Be sure to toast your pecans to bring out the flavor.

Rating:
★★★★★ 1 vote
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Serves:
12
Prep:
45 Min
Cook:
20 Min

Ingredients

1 stick
butter, unsalted room temp.
1/4 c
brown sugar, firmly packed
2/3 c
pure maple syrup
2
eggs
1 c
self rising flour
1/2 c
pecans, in pieces

How to Make Maple Pecan Cupcakes

Step-by-Step

  • 1Preheat oven to 350 .Beat butter and sugar in bowl until creamy,then beat in maple syrup Add eggs one at a time,then sift flower into mixture and fold in along with the pecans.
  • 2soon mixture into paper liners and bake for 17 to 20 minutes or until skewer inserted into center comes out clean. Let cool completely before frosting.
  • 3For frosting :
    12 pecan halves toasted
    3 tablespoons unsalted butter at room temp.
    4 oz cream cheese
    4 tablespoons maple syrup
    2 cups confectioners sugar sifted

    beat together butter, cream cheese and syrup. Add sugar and mix until smooth and creamy.Spread over cupcakes and to with pecan halves.

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About Maple Pecan Cupcakes

Course/Dish: Other Desserts