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Double Almond Wedding Cupcakes

double almond wedding cupcakes Dessert
Double Almond Wedding Cupcakes
  • Prep 30 min
  • Total 1 hr 30 min
  • Servings 18

Looking for a delightful dessert using Betty Crocker™ Super Moist™ cake mix? Then check out this tasty almond flavored cupcake--perfect to serve at a wedding.

Updated August 18, 2011
Betty Crocker Cake Mix
Make with
Betty Crocker Cake Mix

Ingredients

Cupcakes

  • 1
    box Betty Crocker™ Super Moist™ white cake mix
  • Water, vegetable oil and egg whites called for on cake mix box
  • 1
    tablespoon almond extract

Frosting

  • 1 1/4
    cups butter, softened
  • 2 1/2
    cups powdered sugar
  • 2
    tablespoons whipping cream
  • 2
    teaspoons almond extract

Garnish

  • Jordan almonds, if desired

Steps

  • 1
    Heat oven to 350°F (325°F for dark or nonstick pans). Place paper baking cup in each of 18 regular-size muffin cups. Make cake batter as directed on box, adding 1 tablespoon almond extract. Divide batter evenly among muffin cups, filling each about three-fourths full.
  • 2
    Bake 20 to 25 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center of cupcake comes out clean. Cool in pans 10 minutes; remove from pans to cooling rack. Cool completely, about 30 minutes.
  • 3
    In medium bowl, beat butter and powdered sugar with electric mixer on low speed until blended. Add whipping cream and 2 teaspoons almond extract; beat on high speed until well blended. Fit a #46 tip in a decorating bag and fill with frosting. Use tip, with smooth side facing down, to generously pipe frosting in circular motion. Store loosely covered.

  • Wrap each cupcake in laser-cut cupcake wraps or other decorative papers.
  • Tint frosting with water-based food color to match the wedding colors.

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Cupcake
Calories
330
Calories from Fat
170
% Daily Value
Total Fat
18g
28%
Saturated Fat
10g
48%
Trans Fat
1/2g
Cholesterol
35mg
12%
Sodium
280mg
12%
Potassium
35mg
1%
Total Carbohydrate
37g
12%
Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
Sugars
27g
Protein
2g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
8%
8%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
6%
6%
Iron
2%
2%
Exchanges:
1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 3 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
2 1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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