• 26 Ratings

This recipe may not teach you how to make churros (unless you make your own for a garnish), but it will teach you how to make easy churro cupcakes. This churro cupcake recipe is great for a fiesta, or for dessert after a Mexican feast.

Source: Better Homes and Gardens
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Churro Cupcakes

Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Line twenty-four to thirty 2 1/2-inch muffin cups with paper bake cups; set aside. Combine the first four ingredients (through salt.)

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  • Preheat oven to 350°F. In a large mixing bowl beat butter on medium for 30 seconds. Gradually add sugar, 1/4 cup at a time, beating on medium until combined. Scrape bowl; beat 2 minutes more. Add eggs, one at at time, beating after each. Beat in vanilla. Add flour and milk alternately, beating on low after each addition until well combined. Spoon batter into prepared cups, filling about 1/2 full. Combine 3 tablespoons sugar and 2 teaspoons cinnamon. Sprinkle half of the cinnamon-sugar mixture over the batter.

  • Bake 18 to 20 minutes or until a toothpick comes out clean. Cool cupcakes in pans for 5 minutes. Remove cupcakes from pans; cool on wire racks.

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  • Spoon frosting into a large pastry bag fitted with a large star tip. Pipe frosting on cupcakes. Sprinkle with the remaining cinnamon-sugar mixture. If desired, garnish each cupcake with churro piece.

Nutrition Facts (Churro Cupcakes)

338 calories; 13 g total fat; 8 g saturated fat; 1 g polyunsaturated fat; 3 g monounsaturated fat; 62 mg cholesterol; 197 mg sodium. 40 mg potassium; 55 g carbohydrates; 0 g fiber; 46 g sugar; 3 g protein; 0 g trans fatty acid; 415 IU vitamin a; 0 mg vitamin c; 0 mg thiamin; 0 mg riboflavin; 1 mg niacin equivalents; 0 mg vitamin b6; 24 mcg folate; 0 mcg vitamin b12; 46 mg calcium; 1 mg iron;

Buttercream Frosting

Ingredients

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Directions

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  • In a very large mixing bowl beat butter on medium until smooth. Gradually add 2 cups of the powdered sugar, beating well. Slowly beat in the 1/4 cup milk and 2 teaspoons vanilla. Gradually beat in remaining powdered sugar and cinnamon until smooth.

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Reviews

26 Ratings
  • 5 star values: 13
  • 4 star values: 7
  • 3 star values: 2
  • 2 star values: 0
  • 1 star values: 4