These cupcakes are epic. They taste like doughnuts and pancakes and everything that's good in the world. With a simple one-bowl cupcake recipe and the world's most delicious frosting, they might be the fastest way to make everyone at the party happy.
Cinnamon Spice Cupcakes with Maple Bacon Frosting Recipe
Things You'll Need
2 ½ cups all purpose flour
2 cups sugar
2 teaspoons baking powder
1 teaspoon baking soda
1 teaspoon salt
½ teaspoon cinnamon
½ ground nutmeg
1 cup milk
1 cup water
½ cup vegetable oil
2 teaspoons vanilla extract, divided
2 large eggs
1 cup butter, softened
½ cup maple syrup
6 strips bacon, cooked and chopped
Step 1: Combine the Dry Ingredients
In a mixing bowl, stir together the flour, sugar, baking soda, baking powder, cinnamon, nutmeg and salt.
Step 2: Stir in the Wet Ingredients
Add the milk, water, oil, 1 teaspoon vanilla extract and eggs. Stir to combine.
Step 3: Bake
Add cupcake papers to a muffin tin and fill 2/3 full. Bake at 350°F for 18-22 minutes or until lightly golden brown on top.
Step 4: Beat the Frosting Ingredients
Add the butter to a stand mixer and beat until light and fluffy.
Add the powdered sugar and beat until light and fluffy.
Beat in the maple syrup and remaining vanilla until well combined.
Step 5: Frost & Serve
Frost the cupcakes and sprinkle with bacon bits. Enjoy!