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Churro cupcakes w/ cream cheese frosting

Delicious churro cupcakes topped with cinnamon and cream cheese frosting.
Prep Time20 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Total Time40 mins
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: churro cupcakes
Servings: 20
Calories: 230kcal
Author: Jamielyn Nye

Ingredients

For the Cupcakes:

  • 2 egg yolks
  • 1 egg (at room tempature)
  • 1/2 cup sour cream
  • 1/2 cup salted butter (softened)
  • 2 tsp vanilla
  • 1 1/2 cup all purpose flour
  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 1/4 cup brown sugar
  • 1/2 tsp baking soda
  • 1/2 tsp baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1 1/2 tsp cinnamon

For the Frosting:

  • 5 oz cream cheese (softened)
  • 1/4 cup salted butter (softened)
  • 2 cups powdered sugar
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 1/2 tsp cinnamon

Cinnamon Sugar to Top Cupcakes: (Mix together in small bowl)

  • 1 tsp cinnamon
  • 1 tsp sugar

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  • Whisk the eggs in a large bowl and then combine with butter, sour cream and vanilla.
  • In a separate bowl, combine flour, sugar, brown sugar, baking soda, baking powder, salt and cinnamon. Stir ingredients and then combine with the wet ingredients. Mix ingredients for about one minute, or until smooth.
  • Pour batter into cupcake liners and bake for 16-20 minutes, or until a tooth pick comes clean. Do not over bake!
  • Allow cupcakes to cool.
  • For the frosting, combine cream cheese and butter in a large bowl. Beat with mixers until smooth. Slowly add in powdered sugar and continue to mix. Add in vanilla and cinnamon and continue to mix until smooth and creamy.
  • Frost cupcakes and sprinkle cinnamon sugar on top.

Nutrition

Calories: 230kcal | Carbohydrates: 30g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 11g | Saturated Fat: 6g | Cholesterol: 56mg | Sodium: 183mg | Potassium: 51mg | Sugar: 22g | Vitamin A: 7.6% | Vitamin C: 0.1% | Calcium: 3.3% | Iron: 3.6%