Butterscotch Cupcakes Recipe

Looking for an easy Butterscotch Cupcakes recipe? Learn how to make Butterscotch Cupcakes using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by jfresh444

Makes 12 servings



New Orleans recipe http://blog.nola.com/recipes/2009/01/butterscotch_cupcakes.html

Recipe Ingredients for Butterscotch Cupcakes

1 1/2 cups cake flour
1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder
1/4 teaspoon salt
1 cup light brown sugar
1/3 cup vegetable shortening or butter (or a mixture)
2 eggs
1/2 cup 1% milk
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1 1/2 cups confectioner's sugar
1 ounce unsweetened chocolate
2 tablespoons vegetable shortening
1 tablespoon 1% milk
1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract

Recipe Directions for Butterscotch Cupcakes

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Grease a 12-cup cupcake pan. Stir together flour, baking powder and salt.

  2. In a separate bowl, beat together brown sugar and shortening until fluffy. Beat in eggs one at a time. Add dry ingredients to sugar mixture along with milk and vanilla. Beat just until smooth.

  3. Divide batter into the greased cupcake cups and bake 20 to 25 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in the center of one comes out clean. Cool and frost.

  4. Chocolate frosting: Stir together 1 1/2 cups confectioners sugar, 1 melted, 1-ounce square unsweetened chocolate, 2 tablespoons vegetable shortening, 1 to 2 tablespoons milk, and 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract until smooth.

Categories

Chocolate, Dairy, Eggs, Dessert, American-Southern, Bake, Vegetarian

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 73.0g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
259
Calories from Fat
91
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
10.1g
16%
Saturated Fat
3.5g
17%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
32mg
11%
Sodium
71mg
3%
Potassium
144mg
4%
Total Carbohydrates
40.4g
13%
Dietary Fiber
0.8g
3%
Sugars
27.2g
Protein
3.2g
Vitamin A 1% Vitamin C 0%
Calcium 6% Iron 8%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
96% confidence
D
  Good points
  • Low in sodium
  •   Bad points
  • Very high in sugar
  • Contains alcohol
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