Eggnog Cupcakes

Fluffy Eggnog Cupcakes topped with a rich eggnog cream cheese frosting.  Take to a Christmas or New Year’s Eve party, make for a bake sale, give as small gifts or add to your dessert table.  Whatever you choose to do make these cupcakes!  :)

Eggnog Cupcakes - Lady Behind The Curtain

Whenever I see eggnog in the refrigerator at the grocery store I know the holidays have arrived.  It puts a smile on my face every time.

Are you ready to make the BEST holiday cupcakes?  If you like baking with eggnog then you must try my GINGERSNAP AND EGGNOG COOKIE POPS and my EGGNOG COOKIES.

Eggnog Cupcakes - Lady Behind The Curtain

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Eggnog Cupcakes

Prep Time: 20 minutes

Cook Time: 20 minutes

Total Time: 40 minutes

Yield: Makes 9 Cupcakes

Eggnog Cupcakes

Ingredients

    For the Eggnog Cupcakes:
  • 3/4 cup plus 3 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 2/3 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/3 cup unsalted butter, softened
  • 2 teaspoons vegetable oil
  • 1/3 cup eggnog, room temperature
  • 1 large egg, room temperature
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • For the Eggnog Frosting:
  • 8 ounce cream cheese, room temperature
  • 1/2 cup unsalted butter, room temperature
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 3 cups confectioners' sugar
  • pinch of nutmeg
  • 2 tablespoons eggnog
  • American Gold Disco Dust (optional garnish)

Instructions

    For the Eggnog Cupcakes:
  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. Line cupcake cups with 9 cupcake liners.
  3. In a mixing bowl, combine flour, sugar, baking powder and salt.
  4. Beat in butter and oil until the mixture resembles moist crumbs.
  5. In a measuring cup, lightly whisk together, eggnog, egg and vanilla. Add to the butter mixture. Beat until batter is smooth and fluffy.
  6. Using an ice cream scoop distribute the batter into 9 baking cups.
  7. Bake 16 to 20 minutes or until a toothpick inserted into the center comes out clean.
  8. Cool completely on wire rack before frosting.
  9. For the Eggnog Frosting:
  10. Combine cream cheese and butter until creamy.
  11. Gradually add confectioners' sugar until well combined.
  12. Add vanilla, nutmeg and eggnog.
  13. Mix until smooth and creamy.
  14. Either pipe on or spread and sprinkle with edible disco dust.

Notes

This recipe is from Lady Behind The Curtain

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Comments

Eggnog Cupcakes — 5 Comments

  1. Looks amazing! This inspired me to come up with one last idea for my husband’s Xmas gift. I’m going to make him eggnog cupcakes b/c he loves eggnog!

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