Total Time
Prep 20 mins
Cook 20 mins

These cupcakes are so moist and delicious, perfect with coffee and to guests, I like the adult rum version but orange juice will work fine also :)

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Set oven to 325 degrees F.
  2. Line 16 standard-size muffin cups.
  3. In a saucepan, bring raisins and rum just to a simmer over medium heat; remove from heat.
  4. In a small bowl combine the flour with baking powder and cinnamon.
  5. In another bowl beat together butter and sugar until light and fluffy.
  6. Add eggs and vanilla, beat well.
  7. Alternately stir in flour mixture and milk into butter mixture beginning and ending with flour mixture.
  8. Drain raisins and discard soaking liquid, then stir raisins into batter.
  9. Spoon batter into prepared muffin pan filling three-quarters full.
  10. Bake cupcakes about 20 minutes or until lightly browned and cupcakes test done.
  11. Cool then transfer to a rack.
Most Helpful

Used the Rum to soak the raisins in,didn't have to drain them because the raisins absorbed it all.Just plain delicious

NoraMarie December 06, 2008

If I could rate these 10 I would. They are a wonderful adult treat (because of the rum I tend to say they are for adults). Whatever, they are moist, flavorful and a treat anytime of the day. Thanks for submitting and I am sorry that it took me so long to find the recipe.

waynejohn1234 June 02, 2008

Made these today and they are lucious. I did everything as the recipe stated, using orange juice to soak the raisins in. After they cooled for a bit, I drizzled some canned icing (vanilla) that I had heated for 30 seconds in the microwave over them. Very delicious. Thanks for the recipe.

MarieRynr May 02, 2004