Champagne Cupcakes

Champagne Cupcakes

Hosting a New Years Eve party this year? Need a dessert recipe that will WOW your guests? Well, look no further.

There's nothing better than to celebrate with your friends, drink champagne at midnight, and indulge yourself with amazing cupcakes! It's a quick and easy dessert that can tie right into the theme of your New Years Eve party.

I don't bake a lot, but this recipe was something I HAD to try. I love champagne, but never thought to cook or bake with it!

Ingredients:

Cupcakes

  • 2 3/4 cup flour
  • 2 1/2 tsp baking powder
  • 2/3 cup butter, softened
  • 1 3/4 cup sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 1/2 cup champagne
  • 3/4 cup milk
  • 1 tsp vanilla

Frosting

  • 3 1/2 cups powdered sugar
  • 1/2 cup butter, softened
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 2 tbsp milk
  • 3 tbsp champagne
  • Gold nonpareils sprinkles
  • Gold star shaped sprinkles 
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Directions:

Cupcakes

Preheat oven to 375 degrees and line a muffin tin with cupcake liners. In a large bowl, cream together butter and sugar until smooth. Add in vanilla, mix. Add eggs one at a time, mixing in between. Stir in champagne. In another bowl, whisk together flour and baking powder. Slowly add dry ingredients to the wet, mixing well in between each addition. Bake for 20-25 minutes until cupcakes begin to turn golden brown. Allow the cupcakes to cool before frosting.

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Frosting

In a large bowl, mix butter until light and fluffy. Add vanilla and milk, mix well. Add powdered sugar gradually, mixing well in between each addition. Stir in champagne. Pipe icing onto cooled cupcakes. Top with gold sprinkles.

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Here are some pictures of the entire process:

Have you tried this recipe? Comment below and let me know what you think!

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