The Sweetness of Winter: Cinnamon Roll Cupcakes

by Danielle Fletcher

The Sweetness of Winter: Cinnamon Roll Cupcakes

The Sweetness of Winter: Cinnamon Roll Cupcakes – could you ask for a better way to start your week off? Cinnamon has an aroma that we always tend to associate with the fall and winter seasons, it gives us a sense of coziness and warmth. Also, if you’re like most of us –  cinnamon rolls are always a welcome treat at the breakfast table. Well, with these little sweet delights you can enjoy the flavors of cinnamon rolls all day – not just for breakfast.  They’re great to serve up at a brunch or afternoon tea. You can even enjoy them with your morning cup of java!

Here’s the recipe:

The Sweetness of Winter: Cinnamon Roll Cupcakes

Cinnamon Roll Cupcakes

The Sweetness of Winter: Cinnamon Roll Cupcakes – could you ask for a better way to start your week off? Cinnamon has an aroma that we always tend to associate… The Sweet Side The Sweetness of Winter: Cinnamon Roll Cupcakes European Print
Serves: 18 Cupcakes Cooking Time:
Nutrition facts: 200 calories 20 grams fat
Rating: 5.0/5
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Ingredients

  • 2 tablespoons sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1 box Betty Crocker® SuperMoist® yellow cake mix - Water, vegetable oil and eggs called for on cake mix box
  • 2 containers (12 oz each) Betty Crocker® Whipped cream cheese frosting
  • 1/2 cup pecans, coarsely chopped

Instructions

  1. Heat oven to 350ºF.
  2. Place paper baking cup in each of 18 regular-size muffin cups.
  3. In small bowl, stir together sugar and cinnamon; set aside.
  4. Make cake batter as directed on box.
  5. Fill muffin cups about 1/2 full.
  6. Spoon generous 1/4 teaspoon cinnamon sugar onto center of batter in each cup; top cinnamon sugar with the remaining batter divided evenly among cups.
  7. In each cup, swirl batter with toothpick to create a spiral effect.
  8. Bake about 20 to 25 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean.
  9. Cool in pans 10 minutes; remove from pans to cooling rack. Cool completely, about 30 minutes.
  10. Place frosting in decorating bag fitted with round tip #20.
  11. Starting at outer edge of cupcakes, pipe frosting in spiral pattern, gradually elevating to a peak in center; garnish with pecans.

Recipe source: Betty Crocker

Enjoy the sweetness of winter!

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