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Maple Snickerdoodle Cupcakes With Homemade Maple Frosting
Prep Time
10 mins
Cook Time
30 mins
Total Time
40 mins
 
These scrumptious cupcakes add maple to put a spin on the classic flavors of snickerdoodles. The homemade maple frosting features cinnamon and brown sugar.
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Servings: 24 cupcakes
Calories: 268 kcal
Author: Mrs Major Hoff
Ingredients
FOR THE CUPCAKES:
  • Use your favorite recipe or box mix vanilla flavor
FOR THE FROSTING:
  • 2/3 cup butter
  • 2 tsp cinnamon
  • 1 TBSP maple syrup
  • 1 cup packed brown sugar
  • 5 cups powdered confectioners sugar
  • 1/4 cup milk or cream
Instructions
FOR THE CUPCAKES
  1. Bake according the the recipe, or directions on the back of the box.
FOR THE CINNAMON MAPLE BROWN SUGAR FROSTING:
  1. In a large mixing bowl, cream the butter.
  2. Add in the cinnamon, maple syrup and brown sugar. Mix until combined and the mix is lighter and fluffy.
  3. Slowly add in the confectioners/powdered sugar 1 cup at a time, mixing in between each addition.
  4. Once everything is combined thoroughly, slowly add in the milk, mixing well. The frosting should come together after mixing. It is not soft, but not stiff either. If it is too soft, add a bit more confectioners sugar. If it is to stiff add in a little bit more milk, 1 tsp at a time, mixing well after.
Nutrition Facts
Maple Snickerdoodle Cupcakes With Homemade Maple Frosting
Amount Per Serving
Calories 268 Calories from Fat 54
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 6g 9%
Saturated Fat 4g 20%
Cholesterol 16mg 5%
Sodium 198mg 8%
Potassium 30mg 1%
Total Carbohydrates 52g 17%
Sugars 42g
Protein 1g 2%
Vitamin A 3.9%
Calcium 6.1%
Iron 2.9%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.