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bourbon glazed pecan topped cupcakes

Bourbon Glazed Pecan topped Texas Sheet Cake Cupcakes

Texas Sheet Cake Cupcakes with a bourbon glazed candied pecan topping
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Prep Time:15 mins
Cook Time:20 mins
Total Time:35 mins

Ingredients

Cupcakes

  • 2 C flour
  • 2 C sugar
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 2 sticks 1 C butter
  • 1 C water
  • 3 Tbsp Cocoa Powder
  • 2 eggs
  • 1/2 C buttermilk
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 1 tsp almond extract
  • 1 tsp cinnamon

Frosting

  • 1 stick butter 1/2 C
  • 3 Tbsp Cocoa powder
  • 1/4 C plus 2 Tbsp milk
  • 1 box 16 oz powdered sugar
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 1/2 tsp cinnamon

Instructions

Cupcakes

  • Pre-heat oven to 350°F
  • In a large bowl; mix flour, sugar, baking soda, and salt
  • In a large saucepan over medium heat add: butter, cocoa, and water. Stir frequently while bringing this mixture to a boil. Pour this mixture over the flour mixture and mix thoroughly.
  • In another bowl whisk together: eggs, buttermilk, cinnamon, vanilla, and almond extract. Add this to the cocoa/flour mixture and blend thoroughly.
  • Line 2 cupcake tins with cupcake liners (makes 24 cupcakes)
  • Fill each tin 1/2 to 3/4 full
  • Bake for 15 - 18 minutes (will depend on your oven) - do NOT overcook!!

Frosting

  • In a large saucepan mix together: Cocoa, butter, and milk. Heat to a simmer and add powdered sugar, cinnamon and vanilla.
  • Spoon onto each cooled cupcake.
  • Top with chopped Bourbon glazed candied pecans
Servings: 24 cupcakes
Author: Rachel - A Southern Fairytale