Snickerdoodle Cupcakes with Cinnamon Cream Cheese Frosting

Cinnamon Cinnamon Cinnamon! If you love snickerdoodle cookies, you should try Snickerdoodle Cupcakes! Or try Snickerdoodle Muffins, or type “cinnamon” in the search box at the right, plenty of cinnamon goodness for any cinnamon lover!

Snickerdoodle Cupcakes

Snickerdoodle Cupcakes:
3 cups flour
1 Tbl baking powder
1/4 tsp salt
1 Tbl cinnamon
1/4 tsp nutmeg
1 cup butter, softened
1¾ cups sugar
1 cup sour cream
4 eggs
1 Tbl vanilla
1¼ cups buttermilk

Preheat oven to 350°. Line cupcake pan with cupcake papers. In medium bowl, stir together flour, baking powder, salt, and cinnamon. In large bowl, cream butter and sugar with electric mixer. Beat in sour cream.  Mix in eggs, one at a time, and add vanilla. Mix in flour mixture alternately with buttermilk. Scoop batter into prepared cupcake cups, filling 2/3 full. Bake 18-20 minutes. Cool completely. Frost with Cinnamon Cream Cheese frosting. Makes 30-32 cupcakes.

Cinnamon Cream Cheese Frosting:
1/2 cup butter, softened
8 0z cream cheese
1/4 cup shortening
1 tsp vanilla
5 cups powdered sugar
3/4 tsp cinnamon
1/8 tsp nutmeg

With electric mixer, whip butter, cream cheese, and shortening until light and fluffy. Add vanilla. Add powdered sugar one cup at a time, mixing well between each addition. Add cinnamon and nutmeg with last cup of powdered sugar. Frost completely cooled cupcakes. Sprinkle with cinnamon sugar if desired. Snickerdoodle cupcakes inspired by marthastewart.com.

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3 thoughts on “Snickerdoodle Cupcakes with Cinnamon Cream Cheese Frosting

  1. I want to try these so badly! They’re very adorable. I’ve never made snickerdoodle cupcakes or cookies but I definitely love them. I’ll have to give these a try.

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