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Mudslide Cupcakes Recipe

Makes: Makes about 24 cupcakes
Skill Level: None

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Step 1
Step 2

Preheat oven to 350ºF. Line muffin pan with baking cups.

Step 3

In small bowl, heat milk in the microwave until steaming. Add instant coffee and whisk until dissolved. Add 1/2 cup Irish cream liqueur. Cool slightly.

Step 4

In large bowl, sift together flour, baking powder, baking soda and salt.

Step 5

In large bowl, beat butter and sugar with electric mixer until light and fluffy. Add eggs and vanilla; mix well. Add flour mixture alternately with coffee mixture, beating well after each addition. Beat until just combined. Fill baking cups 2/3 full with batter.

Step 6

Bake 18-20 minutes or until toothpick inserted in cupcake comes out clean. Cool cupcakes in pan on cooling grid 5 minutes. Remove from pan; cool completely. Poke tops of cupcakes 3-4 times with fork. Spoon 1 teaspoon Irish cream liqueur over each cupcake.

Step 7
Step 8

In small bowl, heat Irish cream liqueur in the microwave until steaming. Add instant coffee and whisk until dissolved. Let cool slightly.

Step 9

In large bowl, beat shortening and butter with electric mixer until light and fluffy. Alternately add confectioners? sugar, one cup at a time, with coffee mixture, scraping sides and bottom of bowl often. Beat until fluffy.

Step 10

Pipe a 1M swirl of icing on each cupcake. Sprinkle with Gold Pearlized Sugar.

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Gold Pearlized Sugar



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3/4 cup milk

instant coffee granules

2 teaspoons instant coffee granules

irish cream liqueur, divided

1 cup irish cream liqueur, divided

all-purpose flour

3 cups all-purpose flour

baking powder

1 teaspoon baking powder

baking soda

1 teaspoon baking soda


1/2 teaspoon salt

butter, softened

1/2 cup butter, softened ((1 stick))

granulated sugar

1 1/2 cups granulated sugar


2 eggs

irish cream liqueur

1/4 cup irish cream liqueur

solid vegetable shortening

1/2 cup solid vegetable shortening

sifted confectioners' sugar

4 cups sifted confectioners' sugar ((about 1 lb.))




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Large mixing bowl

Large mixing bowl



Here is another quick way to decorate your cupcakes or cakes. It just takes minutes to pipe a fancy iced swirl and add colorful sprinkles. Learn how to make a 1M swirl, as well as, a swirl using tips 2A and 2D.

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