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Chocolate Bourbon Pecan Pie Cupcakes
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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!
Prep Time20 mins
Cook Time22 mins
Total Time42 mins
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: pecan pie cupcakes
Servings: 22
Author: Jill


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

Frosting Directions:

  • 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
  • Enjoy!