Easy to make Bourbon Spice Cupcakes with a delicious mascarpone and cream cheese frosting.
Keyword fall, spice cupcakes
Prep Time 20minutes
Cook Time 15minutes
1box Spice Cake Mix
water,vegetable oil, and eggs called for on Spice Cake box
1(8-ounce)container mascarpone cheese,softened
3 1/2cupsconfectioners' sugar
Chopped pecans for garnish,optional
Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Place paper liners in 24 muffin cups.
Prepare the spice cake mix according to directions on box, adding pecans and 2 tablespoons bourbon to the batter.
Divide batter between muffin cups and bake according to box directions. Cool completely.
Using an electric mixer, beat butter, cream cheese, and mascarpone cheese on medium speed until smooth.
Add powdered sugar 1/4 cup at a time, beating until smooth.
Beat in bourbon, cinnamon, and nutmeg.
Pipe or spread frosting onto cupcakes. Garnish with chopped pecans if desired.
This recipe makes a lot of frosting, but if you really pile on the frosting like I did it will only frost 12 cupcakes. Double recipe for 24.The pecans can be left out or you can use chopped walnuts instead of pecans.
This recipe originally appeared on spicysouthernkitchen.com