BBQ BeefCakes

Rachel Ratliff


My fiancee' doesn't like sweets and baked goods, so for his birthday, I came up with these fake cupecakes!

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4-8 depending on portion
20 Min
30 Min


1 lb
ground beef
1 can(s)
refrigerated biscuits
1/2 c
bbq sauce (i use sweet baby rays)
1 1/2 c
mashed potatoes
1 small
onion, chopped
1/4 c
cheddar cheese, shredded


1If making mashed potatoes from scratch, do that first. Keep warm
2in Med skillet, soften the onion over med-low heat, til translucent
3raise heat, add ground beef to pan, cook til brown, no longer pink
4while meat is cooking, preheat oven to 350, spray muffin pan with cooking spray
5flatten biscuits with rolling pin, til large enough to fit in muffin pan, about 4in round, press into muffin pan
6Once beef is cooked, drain off fat. Return to heat, add BBQ Sauce, mix, heat thru
7scoop beef mix into prepped muffin pan, gently mounding meat into center of dough, bake for 10 Min
8carefully load mashed potatoes into piping bag with large round or star tip. Pipe potatoes on and around half baked beef cakes as you would frost a cupcake. Bake 10 min
9gently sprinkle cheese over each BeefCake, return to oven til cheese is starting to melt, but not loose its shape (2 min?)
10Serves 4 adults (2 cakes each) or up to 8 kids

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Beef
Other Tag: For Kids