5-Flavor (Pound Cake) Cupcakes

Total Time
Prep 25 mins
Cook 25 mins

Found this in the book "Cupcakes!" by Lynn Koolish and am waiting for an excuse to make them! I find the idea of the 6 flavor glaze enticing.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Preheat oven to 325.
  2. Cream butter, shortening, and sugar until light and fluffy.
  3. Beat eggs until they are lemon colored, add to the butter mixture.
  4. Combine flour and baking powder, add to the creamed mixture alternately with milk.
  5. Stir in flavorings. Beat on high spead 1 minute.
  6. Line muffin pans with paper baking cups and fill 2/3 full. Tap pan a few times to remove air bubbles.
  7. Bake at 325 for 20 minutes.
  8. Make Glaze:.
  9. Combine ingredients in heavy saucepan. Bring to a boil, stirring until sugar is melted.
  10. Pour half of glaze over the cupcakes while they are still in the pan, then the other half after they are removed.