Bailey's Irish Cream Cupcakes

READY IN: 52mins
Recipe by Lainey39

Here's a yummy treat to help celebrate your St. Patrick's Day celebration. These from-scratch cupcakes are moist and festive! Recipe is from Woman's World.

Top Review by Nirmala G.

The direction 're the butter is unclear. Is the 6 tbsp for the frosting or the cupcakes?

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
  2. Line 18 muffin cups with liners.
  3. In bowl, mix cocoa and hot water until dissolved; reserve.
  4. Melt 6 T butter; reserve.
  5. In bowl, mix flour with next five ingredients.
  6. Whisk in buttermilk, eggs, melted butter and cocoa mixture.
  7. Stir in chips.
  8. Divide among liners.
  9. Bake 18-22 minutes or until toothpick inserted comes out clean.
  10. Cool 10 minutes.
  11. Transfer from pan to racks; cool.
  12. On medium-high speed, beat remaining butter until fluffy.
  13. Gradually beat in confectioners' sugar until blended.
  14. Add liqueur; beat until light and fluffy, 2 minutes.
  15. Beat in 1/8 t food coloring until blended.
  16. If desired, fit large star tip into pastry bag.
  17. Using paintbrush starting at tip of bag, paint 2-3 lines of food coloring along inside, ending 1 inch from edge.
  18. Place bag in glass; fill with frosting.
  19. Pipe, or with spoon, spread frosting over cupcakes.
  20. If desired, decorate with shamrocks.

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