Dessert

Chocolate Bourbon Pecan Cupcake

Chocolate Bourbon Pecan Cupcake

Chocolate Bourbon Pecan Cupcake

Ingredients

  • Chocolate Cupcakes Ingredients :
  • 1 box of Triple chocolate cake mix
  • 3 large eggs
  • 1 ¼ C water
  • ½ C canola oil
  • cupcake pan
  • cupcake liners
  • Pecan Pie topping ingredients :
  • 1/4 C sugar
  • 1/4 C brown sugar
  • 2 tbsp cornstarch
  • 3/4 C light corn syrup
  • 4 tbsp unsalted sweet cream butter, melted
  • 1/2 tsp kosher salt
  • 2 large eggs, lightly beaten
  • 1 1/2 C Chopped Pecans
  • 1 tsp pure vanilla extract
  • Cinnamon Frosting ingredients :
  • 1 C unsalted sweet cream butter, softened
  • 2 1/2 C powder sugar
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 1 tbsp ground cinnamon
  • 3-5 TBSP heavy whipping cream
  • 1 large piping bag, fitted with a star tip
  • 1 bottle of Salted Caramel Sauce

Instructions

Chocolate Cupcakes Ingredients :

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees and line cupcake pan with cupcake liners
  2. Using a large bowl, beat together until combined the cake mix, eggs,
  3. water, and oil
  4. Fill cupcake liners 2/3 full
  5. Put in the oven and bake for 22 minutes
  6. Remove from the oven and allow to cool. Transfer to a cooling rack andallow to cool completely before frosting.

Pecan Pie topping :

  1. Using a medium saucepan stir together all filling ingredients EXCEPT
  2. pecans and vanilla.
  3. Bring to a boil.
  4. Remove from heat and stir in pecans and vanilla.
  5. Pour into a bowl.
  6. Let mixture cool on the counter for 10 minutes and then refrigerate for 1 hour

Cinnamon Frosting :

  1. Using a stand mixer, combine all ingredients and mix on medium speed.
  2. Mix until you see stiff peaks in your frosting and scoop into piping bag
  3. Frost cooled cupcakes around the edge leaving the center open
  4. Scoop the Pecan Pie mix into the center of the cupcake
  5. Drizzle the caramel sauce over the cupcakes



    Enjoy!





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