Baby Cupcakes
Baby Cupcake Recipe

Baby Cupcakes

These yummy cupcakes are filled and then frosted. Bite into them to reveal the surprise.

The Story Behind the Recipe
24
cupcakes
20 min
PREP TIME
1 hr 20 min
TOTAL TIME

Ingredients

Cupcakes

3 cups all-purpose flour

1 tablespoon baking powder

1/2 teaspoon salt

1 1/2 cups sugar

3/4 cup Land O Lakes® Butter softened

4 large Land O Lakes® Eggs

1 cup milk

1 tablespoon vanilla

Filling

1 cup Land O Lakes® Heavy Whipping Cream

1/4 cup powdered sugar

1/4 teaspoon vanilla

2 drops red or blue food color, as desired

Frosting

1/2 cup Land O Lakes® Butter softened

6 cups powdered sugar

1/8 teaspoon salt

6 to 8 tablespoons Land O Lakes® Half & Half

1 teaspoon vanilla

1 tablespoon light corn syrup

3 (1-ounce) squares unsweetened baking chocolate, melted, cooled

How to make

  1. STEP 1

    Heat oven to 350°F. Place paper baking cups into muffin pan cups; set aside.

  2. STEP 2

    Combine flour, baking powder and 1/2 teaspoon salt in bowl; set aside.

  3. STEP 3

    Combine sugar and 3/4 cup butter in another bowl; beat at medium speed, scraping owl occasionally, until creamy. Add 1 egg at a time, beating well after each addition. Add flour mixture alternately with milk and 1 tablespoon vanilla, beating at low speed after each addition, just until mixed.

  4. STEP 4

    Spoon batter evenly into paper baking cups. Bake 18-20 minutes or until toothpick inserted near center comes out clean. Let stand 10 minutes in pans; remove to cooling racks. Cool completely.

  5. STEP 5

    Beat chilled whipping cream and 1/4 cup powdered sugar in chilled bowl at high speed, scraping bowl often, until stiff peaks form. Gently stir in 1/4 teaspoon vanilla and food color, as desired.

  6. STEP 6

    Remove teaspoonful cake from center of each cupcake; reserve cake piece. Fill hole with about 1 teaspoon filling; top with reserved cake piece.

  7. STEP 7

    Beat 1/2 cup butter in bowl at medium speed until creamy. Add melted chocolate; beat until well mixed. Gradually add powdered sugar and 1/8 teaspoon salt alternately with 1 teaspoon vanilla and enough half & half for desired frosting consistency; mix well. Stir in corn syrup.

  8. STEP 8

    Frost cupcakes. Decorate, as desired. Store refrigerated.

Nutrition

390Calories
17Fat (mg)
70Cholesterol (mg)
230Sodium (mg)
59Carbohydrates (g)
1Dietary Fiber
4Protein (g)

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