Taste-Like-Christmas Eggnog Cupcakes

By: Nicole Wheeler

'Tis the season for sweets and we have a new dessert recipe to try! If you love baking, you'll love making these delicious Eggnog cupcakes and we're sure your family will love eating them too!


For the cupcakes:eggnog_cupcake_3-685x1024

  • 1 1/3 cups all-purpose flour
  • ¼ teas. baking soda
  • ½ teas baking powder
  • ½ teas salt
  • ¼ teas freshly ground nutmeg
  • 1 cup eggnog
  • ¼ cup vegetable or canola oil
  • 1 tbs apple cider vinegar
  • 1 teas vanilla extract
  • 1 cup sugar
  • Don't forget cupcake liners!

For the frosting:

  • 2½ sticks unsalted butter, at room temperature
  • 2½ cups confectioners’ sugar
  • Pinch of salt
  • Pinch of freshly grated nutmeg
  • 2½ tbs eggnog


Preheat the oven to 350˚ F. Line cupcake pans with paper liners.

In a medium bowl, combine the flour, baking soda, baking powder, salt and nutmeg; whisk to combine, set side.

In the bowl of an stand mixer or with a handheld blender, combine the eggnog, vegetable oil, vinegar, and sugar. Beat on medium-low speed until well blended, scraping the sides with a spatula as necessary to mix all ingredients. Slowly add the dry ingredients and mix on low speed just until incorporated.

With a large ice cream scoop, divide the batter between the prepared cupcake liners, filling the cups 2/3 full. Bake 22-24 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean. Allow to cool in the pan 5 minutes, then transfer to a wire rack to cool completely.

Meanwhile, make the frosting. Beat the butter on medium-high speed until smooth, 20-30 seconds. Add in the powdered sugar, salt and nutmeg, and mix on medium-high speed until incorporated and smooth, about 1 minute. Add in the eggnog and whip on medium-high speed until light and fluffy, 4 minutes. Remove the frosting from the bowl and put into a piping bag. Place in refrigerator for a few minutes if the frosting has become too soft to pipe.

Frost cupcakes as desired.

This recipe is sourced from www.passthesushi.com

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