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a gorgeous plate of Christmas themed cupcakes

Christmas Cupcakes

  • Author: Beyond Frosting
  • Prep Time: 1 hour
  • Total Time: 1 hour
  • Yield: 24 cupcakes

Description

Easy Christmas Cupcake Ideas You’ll Love to make with the kids

Ingredients

For the vanilla frosting:

  • 1 1/2 cup (339 g) (3 sticks) unsalted butter, cold.
  • 5 cups (650 g) powdered sugar
  • 2 1/2 teaspoons (12 ml) pure vanilla extract
  • 2 tablespoons (30ml) heavy whipping cream (or milk)

Instructions

  1. Back a batch of cupcake and cool completely.

For the vanilla frosting

  1. Cut the butter into pieces. Using the paddle attachment, whip the butter for 5-7 minutes, scraping down the bowl occasionally, beating until the butter look light in color.
  2. Add 2 cups of powdered sugar and mix on low speed until incorporated into the butter then add the vanilla extract and mix to combine. Beat for about 60 seconds.
  3. Next, add an additional 2 cups of powdered sugar and beat on low speed until sugar is incorporated. Increase speed to medium-high and beat for 3 minutes.
  4. Add last 1 cup powdered sugar along with the heavy whipping cream. Beat on low until the ingredients start to mix together. Increase speed to medium-high and beat for another 3-5 minutes to whip additional air into the frosting.

Notes

Nutrition Information:
1 cupcake
400
47g
118mg
18g
58g
.4g
3.1g
57mg
  • Category: Cupcakes
  • Method: Baked
  • Cuisine: American

Keywords: Christmas Cupcakes, Christmas Cupcake Ideas, Easy Christmas Cupcakes,

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