14 Cocktail-Inspired Cupcake Recipes
Cupcakes are one of the most customizable desserts out there. What's not to love about these delicious confections? They can be infused with coffee, dressed up to look like one of your favorite meals or even served inside lemon rinds. So, it should be no surprise that you can even bake a cupcake inspired by your favorite drinks. And here are some of the best recipes for booze-infused cupcakes to satisfy your sweet-tooth. Cheers!
Bourbon, Buttercream and Bacon Cupcakes: Let's get the party started with a cupcake inspired by the Three Bs — bourbon, buttercream and bacon. Yes, you read right. This cupcake features all three! (via Wonky Wonderful)
Double Truffle Gingerbread Cupcakes With Honey Ginger and Frosting Chocolate Sauce: They're a mouthful — and surely they taste just as good as they sound. (via The Moonblush Baker)
Red Wine Red Velvet Cupcakes: Red velvet cupcakes made with red wine? There's gotta be some antioxidants in there somewhere. At least that's what we'll tell ourselves while munching on these sweets. (via Butter Me Up Brooklyn)
Kahlua Chocolate Cupcakes with Homemade Salted Caramel: Can't get enough Kahlua? Well, these mocha Kahlua cupcakes have Kahlua in the cupcake and Kahlua infused into the cream cheese frosting. Did we mention the Kahlua? (via Life, Love, and Sugar)
Strawberry Moscato Cupcakes: Let's drink… err… eat up! (via Eat Yourself Skinny)
Spiked Raspberry Lemonade Cupcakes: The Chambord infused into the frosting of these lemon and raspberry cupcakes makes this dessert a boozy treat. Want an extra bit of yum? Top it off with raspberries (naturally). (via A Beautiful Plate)
Champagne Cupcakes: Cupcakes and champagne! Does perfection have any other name? Seriously, these champagne cupcakes with sweet champagne buttercream frosting are a dream come true. (via Gimme Some Oven)
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This post has been updated from 2014.
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