Mini Eggnog Cupcakes

Lynn demonstrates how to make a great Christmas dessert or treat, Mini Eggnog Cupcakes.  This would be great for your dessert table or to take to a get together.   Adapted from Six Sisters Stuff.  Makes approximately 48 cupcakes.

Ingredients:
Cupcakes:

  • 1 – 16 ounce box white cake mix
  • 1-1/4 cup eggnog
  • 2 eggs
  • ½ teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • ½ teaspoon vanilla extract

Frosting:

  • ½ cup butter, softened
  • ¼ cup eggnog
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • ½ teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 6 cups powdered sugar

Preheat oven to 350°.    Spray mini cupcake pans with cooking spray or line with mini cupcake liners.  Set aside.

In a large bowl, combine cake mix, eggnog, eggs, nutmeg, and vanilla.  Whisk together until just combined.  

Spoon batter 2/3 full into the prepared cupcake pan.  

Bake for 8-10 minutes, or until barely golden brown.

Remove from oven and let cool completely.

For the frosting:

In a large bowl, cream together butter, eggnog, vanilla,  and nutmeg.

Mix in powdered sugar one cup at a time.

Spread or pip frosting onto cooled cupcakes.  Grate fresh nutmeg on top, if desired for garnish.

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Lynn's Recipes: November 2014
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