Holiday Gingerbread Cupcakes
It's a Winter Wonderland.❄️I love white florals, especially when they are Buttercream Roses with a Gingerbread Cupcakes. Make these beautifies for the holidays.
Ingredients
Cupcakes
  • 1 c Unbleached All-Purpose Flour
  • 1 tsp Baking Powder
  • 1/4 tsp Baking Soda
  • 1 tsp Ground Ginger
  • 1 tsp Cinnamon
  • 1/4 tsp Nutmeg
  • 1/4 tsp Salt
  • Pinch of Cloves
  • 1/2 c Sugar
  • 1/8 c Molasses
  • 1 tsp Vanilla Extract
  • 1/4 c Mother Butter
  • 2 1/2 tbsp Melted Coconut Oil
  • 2 Eggs, room temperature
  • 1/2 Milk

Frosting

  • 10 tbsp Unsalted Butter, softened
  • 1 c Confectioner's Sugar
  • 1 tsp Vanilla Extract

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Line muffin tin with cupcake liners. In a medium bowl, whisk together flour, baking powder, baking soda, ginger, cinnamon, nutmeg, salt and cloves. 
  2. In stand mixer (or bowl with hand mixer), whip together sugar, molasses, coconut oil and Mother Butter. Beat for 5 minutes (until fluffy). Add eggs, beating in one at a time.
  3. Add half of the milk and dry ingredients, alternating to mix in. Add remaining milk and dry ingredients. Mix well.
  4. Using medium cookie scoop, scoop batter into liners. Bake for 20 minutes.
  5. Cool in pan for 8 minutes before moving to a wire rack to cool completely. 
  6. While cupcakes are cooling, beat butter for 3 minutes. Add sugar and vanilla extract and beat for another 3 minutes.
  7. Fill frosting into a piping bag fitted with a 1M tip. Gently squeeze frosting starting in center of cupcake and going around the top of the cupcake in a clockwise direction. Stop squeezing and gently pull tip away from cupcake.
  8. For leaves, add natural green coloring to buttercream and fill piping bag fitted with a #352 tip. Gently squeeze frosting, piping a tiny leaf. Stop squeezing and lift up. Pipe leaves in a circle to create a wreath. 
  9. For berries, add natural red coloring to buttercream and fill piping bag fitted with a #2 tip. Gently squeeze to form tiny balls on top of leaves. 

    Happy Holidays!