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Eggnog Cupcakes with Rum Buttercream Frosting

These eggnog cupcakes are topped with a chocolate coffee rum buttercream frosting that is going to delight your taste buds!
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Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 20 minutes
5 minutes
Total Time: 40 minutes
Servings: 24
Calories: 465kcal

Ingredients

For Cupcakes

  • 3 cups flour
  • 2 cups sugar
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 2 tsp allspice
  • 4 eggs
  • 1/2 cup vegetable oil
  • 1/2 cup spiced rum
  • 1 1/2 cup eggnog
  • 1/2 cup sour cream

For Frosting

  • 6 cups powdered sugar
  • 2 Tbs ground coffee
  • 4 Tbs cocoa powder
  • 2 cups 4 sticks unsalted butter, softened
  • 2 Tbs spiced rum
  • 2 tsp vanilla extract
  • 2-3 tsp milk

Instructions

Directions for Cupcakes:

  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Line two 12-cup muffin pans with
  • cupcake liners.
  • In a large mixing bowl, add flour, baking powder, baking soda, salt and allspice.
  • Whisk dry ingredients together.
  • In a small bowl, add eggs, sugar, rum, vegetable oil and butter. Mix on medium speed for 2 minutes.
  • Fold wet ingredients into the dry ingredients using a spatula.
  • Fill each muffin cup 2/3 of the way with batter.
  • Bake 18-20 minutes or until top of cupcake springs back when touched.
  • Let cool.

Directions for Frosting:

  • Add powdered sugar, coffee and cocoa powder to a large mixing bowl and whisk together.
  • Add in butter and mix for 1 minute or until creamy.
  • Add in the rum and vanilla extract. Beat on high until light and fluffy. If mixture is too thick, add some milk.
  • Add frosting to piping bag and pipe a generous portion onto each cupcake.

Nutrition

Serving: 1g | Calories: 465kcal | Carbohydrates: 61g | Protein: 4g | Fat: 22g | Saturated Fat: 15g | Cholesterol: 80mg | Sodium: 176mg | Potassium: 101mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 48g | Vitamin A: 575IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 49mg | Iron: 1mg