Total Time
Prep 15 mins
Cook 20 mins

Another one for my "to bake" list. I got this off of a great blog

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. The Cake:.
  2. Preheat oven to 350°F and line twenty-four 1/2-cup muffin cups with paper liners.
  3. Into a bowl, sift together flour, baking powder, baking soda, and salt.
  4. In a large bowl with an electric mixer beat together butter and sugar until light and fluffy and beat in vanilla.
  5. Add eggs 1 at a time, beating well after each addition, and with mixer on low speed beat in eggnog and rum until just combined.
  6. Add flour mixture in 3 batches, beating until just combined after each addition.
  7. Bake for approx 20 minutes.
  8. The Frosting:.
  9. Whip up whipping cream in mixer until soft peaks begin to form.
  10. Fold in mascarpone, coffee extract, and coffee grinds.
  11. Then while mixing over low speed, slowly add the confectioner's sugar one cup at a time, being careful not to over whip frosting.
Most Helpful

The frosting is SOOOO good. Especially if you like coffee. I thought that the coffee flavor of the frosting overwhelmed the eggnog cupcake but it was still so good how could you complain! Thanks!

JAG0913 December 22, 2008