Eggnog Cupcakes Recipe

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Eggnog Cupcakes Recipe – These Eggnog Cupcakes are made from scratch with my favorite spice cake and topped with creamy eggnog frosting. The perfect holiday treat!

Yield: 24 Cupcakes


For the Cupcakes:
5 egg whites, room temperature
3/4 cup buttermilk
3/4 cup unsalted butter, softened
1 3/4 cup granulated sugar
2 1/2 cup cake flour
1 Tbsp baking powder
1/2 tsp kosher salt
1 tsp cinnamon
1 tsp nutmeg
1 tsp ground ginger

For the Frosting:
1 cup unsalted butter, softened
1 1/2 tsp nutmeg
1 tsp rum flavoring
4 cup powdered sugar
1/2 cup low fat eggnog


For the cupcakes:

  1. Line 24 cupcake tins with paper lines. Set aside.
  2. In small bowl, mix egg whites and 1/4 cup buttermilk. Set aside.
  3. In mixing bowl, beat butter and sugar until creamy, about 2-3 minutes.
  4. Add in dry ingredients and mix until combined. Slowly add in egg white mixture. Beat in remaining buttermilk.
  5. Bake in a 350 degree oven for 18-20 minutes. Remove and cool completely before frosting.

For the frosting:

  1. Beat butter for 3 minutes until fluffy. Add in nutmeg, rum flavoring, powdered sugar and eggnog. Beat for an additional 3-5 minutes until fluffy.
  2. Pipe onto cupcakes using your favorite decorator tip. Add a sprinkle of nutmeg if desired! ENJOY.


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