Bourbon and Spice Cupcakes

  • Prep Time 20 min
  • Total Time 1 hr 15 min
  • Servings 24

Ingredients

Ingredients

1
box Betty Crocker™ SuperMoist™ spice cake mix
Water, vegetable oil and eggs called for on cake mix box
1/4
cup bourbon
1/2
cup butter, softened
4
oz (half of 8-oz package) cream cheese, softened
1
container (8 oz) mascarpone cheese, softened
1
box (16 oz) powdered sugar
1/8
teaspoon ground nutmeg

Directions

Directions

  • 1 Heat oven to 350°F. Place paper baking cup in each of 24 regular-size muffin cups.
  • 2 Make and bake cake mix as directed on box for cupcakes, using water, oil and eggs and adding 2 tablespoons of the bourbon. Cool 10 minutes; remove from pans to cooling racks. Cool completely.
  • 3 In large bowl, beat butter, cream cheese and mascarpone cheese with electric mixer on low speed until smooth. Add powdered sugar, 1/4 cup at a time, beating until smooth. Add remaining 2 tablespoons bourbon; beat until frosting is smooth and spreadable. Pipe or spread frosting on cupcakes; sprinkle evenly with nutmeg.

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Tips

Expert Tips

Use festive baking cups in red, purple, orange and yellow to brighten up your fall desserts.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
290
,
% Daily Value
Total Fat
15g
15%
(Saturated Fat
7g,
7%
),
Sodium
200mg
200%;
Total Carbohydrate
36g
36%
(Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
),
Protein
3g
3%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
0%;
Iron
0%;
Exchanges:
1/2 Starch; 2 Other Carbohydrate; 3 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
2 1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.