Churro Cupcakes

Because cinnamon is the best! This recipe yields approximately 14 cupcakes (or 12 full-sized cupcakes and a couple mini cupcakes). Double it for more delight!

Cupcake Ingredients
¾ C all-purpose flourDSC01907
¾ C cake flour
½ Tbsp baking powder
¼ tsp salt
½ Tbsp cinnamon
½ C (1 stick) unsalted butter
¾ C sugar
2 eggs, room temperature
1 tsp vanilla
½ C (plus a little more) milk

Cinnamon Sugar Topping
2 Tbsp melted butter
Cinnamon and sugar to taste

Cinnamon Cream Cheese Frosting
¼ C (1/2 stick) butter, softenedDSC01926
4 oz cream cheese, softened
¼ tsp vanilla
½ tsp cinnamon
2-1/2 C powdered sugar
Milk as needed (for texture)
Optional: cocoa powder to taste for chocolate frosting. For a full batch, use approximately 1/4 C

Directions for Cupcakes

Sif together the flour, baking powder, salt, and cinnamon

Cream butter and sugar until fluffyDSC01918

Add the eggs one at a time, then add in the vanilla.

Add flour mixture in two or three parts, alternating with additions of milk, beating until combined after each addition

Fill cupcake liners ¾ full

Bake 20 minutes, then cool completely on wire racks

Brush the top of each cupcake with melted butter, then top with cinnamon sugar topping

Directions for Frosting

Beat butter and cream cheese until lightDSC01924

Mix in vanilla and cinnamon (and, optionally, cocoa powder). Add powdered sugar 1 cup at a time until all is incorporated

Add milk as needed to reach desired consistency.

Enjoy!

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2 responses to “Churro Cupcakes

  1. this sounds like an amazing recipe!!

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