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


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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

How to Make BBQ BeefCakes


  • 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

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About BBQ BeefCakes

Course/Dish: Beef
Other Tag: For Kids

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