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Sauvignon Blanc Wine Cupcakes

Sauvignon Blanc Wine Cupcakes
  • Prep 30 min
  • Total 60 min
  • Servings 24
Lemon and Sauvignon Blanc make the perfect flavor pairing in these wine cupcakes.
Updated August 3, 2011

Ingredients

Cupcakes

  • 1 box Betty Crocker™ Super Moist™ yellow cake mix
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1/2 cup Sauvignon Blanc wine
  • 1/2 cup vegetable oil
  • 3 eggs
  • 2 teaspoons grated lemon peel

Frosting

  • 6 cups powdered sugar
  • 1/3 cup butter, softened
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 1/3 cup Sauvignon Blanc wine
  • 1 teaspoon grated lemon peel

Garnish

  • Yellow decorator sugar crystals
  • Edible yellow pearls

Steps

  • 1
    Heat oven to 350°F (325°F for dark or nonstick pans). Place paper baking cup in each of 24 regular-size muffin cups. Make cake batter as directed on box, using cake mix, water, 1/2 cup wine, oil, eggs and 2 teaspoons lemon peel. Divide batter evenly among muffin cups (about two-thirds full).
  • 2
    Bake 20 to 22 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool in pans 10 minutes; remove from pans to cooling rack. Cool completely, about 30 minutes.
  • 3
    In large bowl, beat powdered sugar, butter and salt with electric mixer on low speed until blended. Beat in 1/3 cup wine and 1 teaspoon lemon peel. If frosting is too thick, beat in more wine a few drops at a time. Frost cupcakes. Sprinkle with yellow sugar and pearls.

  • For yellow decorator sugar crystals, edible yellow pearls and decorative cupcake liners, check out www.fancyflours.com.

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Cupcake
Calories
260
Calories from Fat
80
Total Fat
8g
13%
Saturated Fat
3g
15%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
35mg
11%
Sodium
170mg
7%
Potassium
20mg
1%
Total Carbohydrate
45g
15%
Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
Sugars
37g
Protein
1g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
2%
2%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
4%
4%
Iron
2%
2%
Exchanges:
0 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 0 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
3
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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