Gingerbread Cupcakes

Today is our kickoff snowfall! Only appropriate I brand to a greater extent than or less wintery cupcakes to celebrate the snowflakes, right?

Kevin has lived inward both Colorado together with Utah. He loves the snow. And Jude was born inward Colorado, together with thus he’s a natural snowfall bunny. I, on the other hand, tin brave the snowfall if there’s a steamy hot chocolate waiting for me afterward. Don’t instruct me wrong, I dear a fresh blanket of snow. But I i time tried snowboarding (Kevin’s a natural) together with got the current of air knocked out of me. Ouch.

I improve stick to what I’m skillful at – cupcakes.

Kevin described today’s spiced cupcakes equally i of the best things I’ve e'er made. Coming from the homo who taste-tested all 75 recipes inward my cookbook, equally good equally 95% of the recipes works life on this weblog – that says Influenza A virus subtype H5N1 LOT!

What may expect similar your typical gingerbread cupcake is anything but average.

Deep within each super-moist crumb you’ll gustation cinnamon, ginger, together with other warming wintertime spices. The gustation of molasses is pungent, all the same non overpowering inward the slightest. Buttery together with rich, these piece of cake cupcakes are Christmas inward a wrapper. There are no flavors I associate to a greater extent than amongst the holidays than cinnamon, ginger, together with molasses.


  • 1/2 loving cup (115g) unsalted butter, softened to room temperature
  • 1/2 loving cup (100g) packed low-cal or night brownish sugar
  • 1 large egg, at room temperature
  • 1/2 loving cup (120ml) milk, at room temperature1
  • 1/2 loving cup (156g) molasses
  • 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
  • 1 together with 1/3 cups (167g) all-purpose flour (spoon & leveled)
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon solid soil cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon solid soil ginger
  • 1/2 teaspoon solid soil nutmeg
  • 1/4 teaspoon solid soil allspice
  • cream cheese frosting for topping


  1. Preheat oven to 350°F (177°C). Line 12-count muffin pan amongst cupcake liners. Set aside.
  2. In a large bowl using a handheld or stand upward mixer fitted amongst a paddle attachment, shell the butter together with brownish saccharide together on medium speed until creamy. Beat inward the egg until combined, scraping downwards the sides together with bottom of the bowl equally needed. Beat inward the milk, molasses, together with vanilla on medium speed. Mixture volition last piecey together with non fully combined. That's ok.
  3. In a medium bowl, toss the flour, baking powder, baking soda, salt, cinnamon, ginger, nutmeg, together with allspice together until combined. With the mixer running on depression speed, piece of cake pour the dry out ingredients into the moisture ingredients. Mix until merely combined. Scrape downwards the sides together with bottom of the bowl equally needed.
  4. Fill cupcake liners 2/3 of the means full, no more. Bake for 19-21 minutes or until a toothpick inserted inward the middle comes out to a greater extent than ofttimes than non clean. Allow to cool completely earlier frosting.
  5. Prepare cream cheese frosting. Frost cooled cupcakes directly earlier serving. Unfrosted cupcakes rest fresh covered tightly at room temperature for two days. Store frosted cupcakes inward the fridge for upward to 3-4 days together with allow to come upward to room temperature earlier serving.

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