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Churro Cupcakes

Moist cinnamon cupcakes topped with a creamy cinnamon frosting and a churro for decoration.
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Course: Dessert
Cuisine: Spanish
Prep Time: 20 minutes
Cook Time: 22 minutes
Servings: 24 Cupcakes
Calories: 517kcal

Equipment

  • Cupcake Pan
  • 1 large piping bag fitted with star tip

Ingredients

  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • ½ cup unsalted butter softened
  • 2 large eggs
  • 2 tsp baking powder
  • ¾ tsp baking soda
  • 2 cups all purpose flour
  • 2 tsp ground cinnamon
  • ¾ tsp salt
  • ½ cup heavy cream
  • ½ cup sour cream

Cinnamon Frosting Ingredients

  • 2 cups unsalted butter softened
  • 5 cups powdered sugar
  • 1 tbsp ground cinnamon
  • 5 tbsp heavy whipping cream
  • 2 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1 bottle salted caramel sauce

Topping Ingredients

  • 1 cup unsalted butter melted
  • 2 cups granulated sugar
  • 3 tbsp ground cinnamon
  • 12 Churros cut in half.

Instructions

  • In a standing mixer beat sugar and butter until creamed
  • Add egg and mix until fully incorporated
  • Beat in vanilla extract, salt, baking soda, baking powder, and cinnamon.
  • Combine the heavy cream into the wet mixture
  • Add in flour, a little at a time.
  • Add in the sour cream
  • Spoon batter about 3/4 full.
  • Bake in the oven for about 22 minutes or until the center of the cupcake comes out clean with a toothpick.

Cinnamon Frosting Directions

  • Combine all ingredients into a standing mixer and mix on low speed until combined and stiff peaks form
  • Scoop the frosting into the piping bag
  • Melt 1 C of butter into a microwave safe bowl
  • Mix in 2 C of sugar and the 2 tbsp ground cinnamon into another bowl
  • Dip the top of the cupcakes into the melted butter and then dip it into the cinnamon sugar mix
  • Frost the cupcakes with the cinnamon frosting
  • Drizzle caramel sauce and top with a churro
  • Enjoy

Notes

  1. This recipe makes 24 average sized cupcakes
  2.  You can purchase Churros at your local grocery store usually. 

Nutrition

Serving: 1Cupcake | Calories: 517kcal | Carbohydrates: 60g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 31g | Saturated Fat: 20g | Cholesterol: 98mg | Sodium: 170mg | Potassium: 40mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 50g | Vitamin A: 999IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 60mg | Iron: 1mg