Gingerbread Cupcake

Gingerbread Cupcake

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These easy gingerbread cupcakes are made with cake mix and topped with fluffy, cinnamon cream cheese frosting. The perfect cupcake for Christmas!!
Gingerbread Cupcakes

  • 1 box spice cake mix

  • 1 teaspoon ground ginger

  • 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon

  • 1/3 cup vegetable oil or canola oil

  • 1/2 cup molasses

  • 1/2 cup milk

  • 3 large eggs

Cinnamon Cream Cheese Frosting

  • 1 cup butter softened to room temperature

  • 6 oz cream cheese use full fat

  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon

  • 3-4 cups powdered sugar

Gingerbread Cupcakes

  1. Preheat the oven to 350F degrees and line 2 muffin pans with muffin papers.

  2. In a large bowl sift together the cake mix, ginger and cinnamon.

  3. Using an electric mixer beat in the molasses, oil, eggs, and milk until smooth.

  4. Spoon the batter into the 2 muffin pans (you should have 24 cupcakes total).

  5. Bake in the preheated oven for 22-25 minutes, or until an inserted toothpick comes out clean.

Cinnamon Cream Cheese Frosting

  1. In a large bowl, beat the butter until soft.

  2. Beat in the cream cheese.

  3. Add in the cinnamon. Then beat in the powdered sugar 1 cup at a time until the desired sweetness is reached.

  4. Frost the cupcakes with a knife, or transfer the frosting to a large piping bag and pipe on the frosting.

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