Tuesday, December 21, 2010

My Eggnog Cupcakes with Rum Infused Buttercream!

Happy day lovelies!  Wanna WOW your fam this holiday season?!  Try my decadent EGGNOG CUPCAKE recipe!   Trust me when I tell you that these blissful bites are da bomb!  Simple, sinful and infused with RUM!  Could it get any better?!!!  I think NOT!  (wink)  Truly, they’re so incredibly yummy, that I’ve made them my “signature” treat this year!  Hope you will too!  Cheers!


The Best Eggnog Cupcakes EVAH!

Makes 12 perfectly sized cupcakes! ~ I use a ¼ cup to scoop out the batter!

DRY INGREDIENT:
1 1/3 cups all-purpose flour
1 cup sugar
½ tsp. baking powder
¼ tsp. baking soda
½ tsp. salt
¼ tsp. cinnamon

WET INGREDIENTS:
¼ cup rum
1 cup eggnog
¼ cup vegetable oil
1 tbsp. apple cider vinegar
1 tsp vanilla extract

DIRECTIONS:
Combine dry ingredients (I use a whisk!)
Combine wet ingredients (… still using a whisk!)
Add dry to wet and beat!
Bake 23 minutes then let cool!
The Best Rum Infused Buttercream EVAH!

BUTTERCREAM:
2 ½ sticks unsalted butter
2 ½ cup powdered sugar
2 ½ tbsp. eggnog (in lieu of cream)
1 tbsp. rum
1 tsp vanilla extract

DIRECTIONS:
Beat butter at medium speed until soft. 
Add powdered sugar (one cup at a time)
Beat at low speed until blended.
Add rum, eggnog, and vanilla, beating until blended

Frost, sprinkle with cinnamon and enjoy your blissful bites!  YUMMMMM!!!!!

Merry Merry  and kiss kiss superchicks!


Genevieve

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7 comments:

Not Just A Mommy! said...

Girl, now THAT is a holiday cupcake!!!

A Blissful Nest said...

Just loving this of course!

PartyMom said...

Can you say YUM?! I'm putting this post on my list for things to try soon!

Stephanie G. said...

Do you use light or dark rum? Do you think that I could use rum extract for the kiddies?

Genevieve Le Bel said...

I use dark! And I'm SURE rum extract would work great too! Although... my kids LOVE this recipe! LMAO ;-)

Alex @ EEAD said...

gotta try this, i'm a huge egg nog fan

Lissa (The Wedding Bistro at Bellenza) said...

Wow, these look really decadent! Thanks for sharing your own special recipe. All the best for the New Year!

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