Cranberry Orange Cupcakes with Cranberry Frosting. Keep adding powdered sugar 1/2 cup at a time until you have the frosting at the desired consistency. […] week, be inspired by the color palette of American Heritage Cooking Spiced Apple Cider Cranberry Cupcakes. Let them cool completely before frosting. I really love the idea of this cake and would like to try them again. Divide evenly into a muffin tin with cupcake liners and bake for about 23 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted comes out dry. Wish me luck! It is low carb, keto, gluten-free, sugar-free, and Trim Healthy Mama friendly. Yes, that’s my plan with the chutney. Preheat oven to 350. I sifted the flour but have no idea why so dense. Hi Ryanne! So I rolled the pie crust out in sugar and then topped it with more cinnamon sugar. The most common species is the one in generic cinnamon bottles and the flavor isn’t as intense or robust as saigon cinnamon. They must be completely cool before frosting. I made my own version of the famous Starbucks Cranberry Bliss Bars last winter but I had a hunch the same flavors would be great in a cupcake. I’ve been craving them for weeks now but been too busy/lazy/tired to make or buy. If you want, you can use the apple cider reduction to soak your cake layers instead of drizzling on top. These Cranberry Orange Cupcakes with Cranberry Frosting are just one of the many goodies I’ve whipped up recently. I’ll update the recipe – thank you so much for asking and letting me know! To Fill the cupcakes- cut a round hole in the top of the cooled cupcakes using a pairing knife and then fill with the cranberry sauce. Hi JB, It depends how big your leaves are. Plus, you can make it ahead and store it in the fridge for a couple of weeks. While the cupcakes are baking… Pinned! I so need them soon! I like all of your cupcake recipes, but I think these are my favorite! Roll out your pie crusts in granulated sugar. I bet these cupcakes tasted delicious! The Best Cranberry Buttercream Frosting is sweet and tart and yummy. Happy baking! I played with the cranberry frosting a bit, and it turned out that the simplest recipe was the winner. The kitchen has always been a joy filled place in my life. If you don’t have plans to eat it on turkey or pork or chicken or yogurt, then you should halve the recipe as written. Using a hand mixer beat together the butter and sugar on medium-high speed until thick and lighter in color, 2-3 minutes. This will add moisture to the cake as well as additional flavor. You'll love every one of these yummy Christmas Cookie recipes. Speaking of the frosting, I used my favorite cinnamon cream cheese butter cream, and it is sensational. In a large bowl, beat the granulated butter and sugar until nice and creamy. But then I love all your cupcake recipe, you are really talented! I mean, I want to bake all the things. I don't mind using a few juice sweetened dried cranberries as a garnish on these cupcakes but that is optional. In a medium bowl, whisk flour, baking soda, salt, baking powder, and nutmeg together. A soft, melt in your mouth, apple cider cinnamon cake is filled with an apple cider cranberry sauce, topped with a swirl of cinnamon cream cheese frosting and adorned with cinnamon sugar pie crust leaves and apple cider syrup. It is an AHC policy not to judge cupcake hoarding… , You just blew my mind with these cupcakes. Divide the cranberry sauce between them. Plus I love how she breaks down the ingredients and instructions into 4 separate sections each for the 4 separate parts of the cupcake (Cake, Filling, Icing, Topping). Adjust the flavor with additional salt or sugar if needed. The cake is made with 100% brown sugar, which makes it delightfully moist and amplifies the cinnamon and apple cider flavors. They look so soft and the cranberry filling looks amazing! You can even freeze your homemade cranberry sauce. All opinions are mine alone. xoxo, Thanks, Love! I was also thinking you could use room temperature butter instead of melted butter, which will allow more air to be incorporated and trapped during the creaming process! […] Spiced Apple Cider Cranberry Cupcakes (These turned out really well. Creaming traps air in between the sugar granules, which will expand and leaven the cake in the oven. at a time until you get the desired consistency. The tartness of the filling nicely compliments the cake and frosting. You can purchase this pre-mixed from the Trim Healthy Mama website or mix your own according to my recipe. Share on Instagram and tag @carrieelleblog! The recipe is available at Am I totally missing the step where it explains where to add the cranberry sauce? It's fun to cut them open to see the beautiful color inside as well. Love the cranberry filling and the cupcakes look so buttery and delicious! i think these must be the best looking cupcakes i have ever seen!!! Preheat the oven 350°. I think you need to be my neighbor so I can help you with taste-testing all of your amazing cupcake creations! Using the paddle attachment of your stand mixer, beat cream cheese, butter, salt and cinnamon on medium-high speed until smooth and creamy, approximately 2-3 minutes. Thank you! Whisk flour, baking powder, cinnamon and salt together in a medium bowl and set aside. Hi! Also, fun fact, you are supposed to shake it up before you use it.