APPLE CIDER CUPCAKES & CIDER CREAM CHEESE FROSTING!

 

  • Cooking Time: 20
  • Servings:
  • Preparation Time:

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup unsalted butter
  • 1 2/3 cup all-purpose flour
  • 2 teaspoons of baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon of cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon of table salt
  • 1 cup of apple cider
  • 2/3 cup sugar
  • 2 eggs

Directions

  • 1) Preheat over to 350 degrees
  • 2) Combine all the dry ingredients together and sift them.
  • 3) Place the 1/2 cup of softened butter into the bowl of an electric mixer
  • 4) Add 2/3 cup sugar
  • 5) Cream together the butter and sugar until fluffy.
  • 6) With the mixer running, add 2 eggs (one at a time).
  • 7) Reduce the mixer speed to low and add in about 1/3 of the reserved flour mixture...
  • 8) ...and then add 1/2 of the apple cider. Repeat these two steps, mixing in the remaining flour mixture and cider, ending with the flour.
  • 9) Fill the prepared cupcake tin with the batter.
  • 10) Bake the cupcakes at 350° F for about 20 minutes, until a toothpick inserted in the center of a cupcake comes out clean.
  • Cider Cream Cheese Frosting
  • 1 cup apple cider
  • 4 oz. cream cheese, softened but still cool
  • 1 - 2 cups powdered sugar
  • a pinch of salt
  • ½ tsp maple syrup
  • With an electric mixer, beat together cooled reduced cider, cream cheese, pinch of salt, and 1 cup of the powdered sugar. Add enough additional powdered sugar for desired frosting texture

Notes

I got this recipe from a friend who also loves to bake!

Categories: Cupcakes  Frosting 

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