Day 27: Eggnog Cupcakes with Rum Eggnog Frosting


I HATE Egg Nog.  But these are good.  They kinda taste like sugar cookies with some booze.  Those of you coming to the xmas party will get a taste.

Eggnog Cupcakes

adapted from the ungourmet

  • 1 1/2 cups flour
  • 1 1/4 tsp baking powder
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1/3 butter softened
  • 1 egg
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 1 tablespoon rum
  • 3/4 cup eggnog
  • 1 tsp cinnamon
  • 1/2 tsp nutmeg

Sift together the dry ingredients.  Set aside.

With an electric mixer beat together the sugar and butter until fluffy.

Add the agg, vanilla and rum and beat until smooth.

Alternate mixing in the flour and eggnog.  Mix for a few minutes.

Rum Frosting

  • 2 cups powdered sugar
  • 1/4 cup butter softened
  • 1/4 cup vegetable shortening
  • 1 tablespoon rum
  • 2 tbsp eggnog

Beat everything together but the eggnog.  add the eggnog to reach desired consistency.

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