Chocolate Bourbon Pecan Pie Cupcakes
Calling all Cupcake lovers! These wonderful and flavorful cupcakes will be absolutely perfect for any dessert. This recipe is Chocolate Bourbon Pecan Pie Cupcakes and an amazing twist of flavors that you can enjoy on any occasion and share with friends and family. This recipe may become a favorite!
Chocolate Cupcakes Ingredients:
- 1 box Triple chocolate cake mix
- 3 large eggs
- 1 ¼ C water
- ½ C canola oil
Pecan Pie topping ingredients:
- 1/4 C sugar
- 1/4 C brown sugar
- 2 tbsp cornstarch
- 3/4 C light corn syrup
- 4 tbsp unsalted butter melted
- 1/2 tsp kosher salt
- 2 large eggs lightly beaten
- 1 1/2 C Chopped Pecans
- 1 tsp pure vanilla extract
Cinnamon Frosting ingredients:
- 1 C unsalted butter softened
- 2 1/2 C powder sugar
- 1 tsp vanilla
- 1 tbsp ground cinnamon
- 3-5 TBSP heavy whipping cream
- 1 bottle Salted Caramel Sauce
Chocolate Cupcakes Directions :
Preheat oven to 350 degrees and line cupcake pan with cupcake liners
Using a large bowl, beat together until combined the cake mix, eggs, water, and oil
Fill cupcake liners 2/3 full
Put in the oven and bake for 22 minutes
Remove from the oven and allow to cool.
Transfer to a cooling rack and allow to cool completely before frosting.
Pecan Pie topping Directions:
Using a medium saucepan stir together all filling ingredients EXCEPT pecans and vanilla.
Bring to a boil.
Remove from heat and stir in pecans and vanilla.
Pour into a bowl.
Let mixture cool on the counter for 10 minutes and then refrigerate for 1 hour
Using a stand mixer, combine all ingredients and mix on medium speed.
Mix until you see stiff peaks in your frosting and scoop into piping bag
Frost cooled cupcakes around the edge leaving the center open
Scoop the Pecan Pie mix into the center of the cupcake
Drizzle the caramel sauce over the cupcakes