Chocolate Whiskey Cupcakes with Irish Cream Frosting

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  • Time icon
    Total Time
    40mins
  • Serves icon
    Serves
    9
  • Calories icon
    Calories
    527
based on 8 ratings

This one's for the adults... Irish whiskey with classic flavor pairings of chocolate and coffee, in boozy cupcake form!

recipe updated Oct 20, 2018

Ingredients

  • Egg icon
    Egg
    50g
  • Hot coffee icon
    Hot coffee
    60g
  • Irish whiskey icon
    Irish whiskey
    63ml
  • Buttermilk icon
    Buttermilk
    120ml
  • Sunflower oil icon
    Sunflower oil
    58ml
  • All purpose flour icon
    All purpose flour
    130g
  • Cocoa powder icon
    Cocoa powder
    30g
  • Baking soda icon
    Baking soda
    5g
  • Baking powder icon
    Baking powder
    2g
  • Granulated sugar icon
    Granulated sugar
    190g
  • Salt icon
    Salt
    0g
  • Unsalted butter icon
    Unsalted butter
    140g
  • Powdered sugar icon
    Powdered sugar
    400g
  • Vanilla extract icon
    Vanilla extract
    6ml
  • Irish cream liqueur icon
    Irish cream liqueur
    30ml

Tools

  • kCook icon Stand mixer
  • kCook icon Whisk
  • kCook icon Stand mixer bowl
  • kCook icon Medium bowl
  • kCook icon Muffin pan - 12-hole
  • kCook icon Large mixing bowl

Step preview

  1. Pre-heat
  2. Line a muffin pan
  3. Get a clean large mixing bowl
  4. Add egg
  5. Add hot coffee
  6. Add irish whiskey
  7. Add buttermilk
  8. Add sunflower oil
  9. Mix then set aside
  10. Get a clean medium bowl
  11. Add all purpose flour
  12. Add cocoa powder
  13. Add baking soda
  14. Add baking powder
  15. Add granulated sugar
  16. Add salt
  17. Whisk briefly until blended
  18. Transfer dry ingredients to batter
  19. Mix until combined
  20. Transfer batter to muffin pan
  21. Bake for 15min until skewer tests clean
  22. Let cool completely
  23. Get a clean stand mixer bowl
  24. Add room temperature unsalted butter
  25. Cream until light and fluffy
  26. Add powdered sugar
  27. Add vanilla extract
  28. Add irish cream liqueur
  29. Frost generously
  30. Mix until creamy
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