Kahlua and Orange Cupcakes

READY IN: 40mins
Recipe by ratherbeswimmin

Killer combination; posted by request


The frosting for this cupcake was out of this world, but the cupcake was a little dry. It was more like a muffin not a cupcake. I will watch my baking time a little more closely and use only unsalted butter (I used one stick salted and one stick unsalted) if I use this cupcake recipe again. (use unsalted in the frosting as well)

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Preheat oven to 350°; place 18 paper baking cups in muffin pans.
  2. In a bowl, combine all the cupcake ingredients; beat with an electric mixer until smooth and pale, about 2-3 minutes.
  3. Spoon batter into the cups; bake 20 minutes.
  4. Remove pan from oven and cool for 5 minutes; then remove cupcakes and cool on a rack.
  5. Make frosting: beat the powdered sugar and butter in a bowl until soft and creamy.
  6. Beat in the sour cream, Kahula, and orange zest.
  7. Swirl onto the cooled cupcakes.

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