Baseball Cupcake Recipes

Baseball Cap Cupcakes

These cupcakes will be an all-star winner!

45 min.prep time 1:40total time
8 cupcakes
242 Ratings

Ingredients

Cupcakes

1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder
1/4 teaspoon salt
3/4 cup sugar
6 tablespoons Land O Lakes® Butter, softened
1 teaspoon vanilla
1/2 cup milk
1/2 cup mini semi-sweet chocolate chips

Frosting

4 cups powdered sugar
2/3 cup Land O Lakes® Butter, softened
3 to 5 tablespoons milk
Food color

Garnish

Candy-coated milk chocolate pieces
Posterboard (14x11-inch) paper

Directions

Heat oven to 350°F. Grease and flour 8 (6-ounce) custard cups; set aside.

Combine flour, baking powder and salt in large bowl; set aside.

Combine sugar and 6 tablespoons butter in large bowl; beat at medium speed until creamy. Add eggs and vanilla; continue beating until well mixed. Reduce speed to low; add flour mixture alternately with 1/2 cup milk, beating well after each addition. Stir in chocolate chips.

Divide batter evenly among prepared custard cups. Bake for 20 to 23 minutes or until toothpick inserted near center comes out clean. Cool on wire racks 5 minutes. Loosen edge of cupcake by running knife around inside edge. Carefully remove cupcake from custard cups. Cool completely.

Combine powdered sugar, 2/3 cup butter and enough milk for desired frosting consistency in large bowl. Beat at medium speed, scraping bowl often, until smooth and creamy. Reserve 1/2 cup frosting.

Divide remaining frosting into small bowls for as many colors as desired. Stir 1 to 2 drops food color into each bowl; mix well. If necessary, cut top of cupcakes off so surface is flat. Place cupcakes onto serving platter, flat-side down. Frost rounded side of each cupcake with desired color frosting; smooth frosting.

Fit pastry bag with small hole decorator tip; fill with reserved white frosting. Starting at center top of cupcake, pipe five radiating lines over top and down sides of cake (to look like seams in baseball cap). Place 1 candy-coated chocolate piece at center top.

Cut 8 (3 1/2-inch) circles from paper; write names on brims, if desired. Place circles halfway under cupcakes, forming hat brims.

Recipe Tip

- Use custard cup to draw circles on paper for hat brims.

- Batter can be baked in baking cup-lined muffin pan. Prepare and bake as directed. Remove baking cup liners; frost and decorate as desired. 12 cupcakes

- Read more about this recipe on Recipe Buzz® Blog.

Nutrition Facts (1 cupcake)

Calories: 690

Fat: 29g

Cholesterol: 120mg

Sodium: 380mg

Carbohydrates: 104g

Dietary Fiber: 1g

Protein: 5g

Recipe #6937©1995Land O'Lakes, Inc.

Recipe Comments & Reviews

I used the recipe just to make plain cupcakes no baseball caps, and they turned out great, very moist!
Easy to make and it was a great treat at my nephews party. The kids LOVED IT!

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