Recipe Box, Beach Bum Butter Rum Cupcakes

Eating these cupcakes is like taking a vacation~

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Butter pecan cakes full of butterscotch chips and flavored with coconut rumย ย  ๐Ÿ˜‹

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Topped with an umbrella, these will take you straight to a sandy beachย  ๐Ÿ˜Ž

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These are a sea breeze to make,ย  mix Butter Pecan Cake Mix, instant butterscotch pudding, a stick of melted butter, butterscotch chips,ย  eggs, and a little coconut rum*ย  to keep things on Island Timeย  ๐ŸŒด

*if you don’t want to use coconut rum, substitute water {or regular rum}ย  flavored with 1 T coconut extract.ย  Don’t worry, the alcohol bakes off during cooking

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After mixing the batter, stir in the butterscotch chips

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Spoon into lined or sprayed mini muffin tins

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Bake 10-12 minutes or until just done

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Make the buttercream icing with either milk or cream and a little almond extract

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Frost the cool cupcakes and sprinkle with brown sugar…this is the sandy beachย  ๐ŸŒŠ๐ŸŒŠย  โ˜€๏ธ๐ŸŒด

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Now top them with a colorful umbrella

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Can’t you feel the sand between your toes?

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Beach Bum Butter Rum Cupcakes

  • Servings: 4 1/2 dozen mini cupcakes
  • Difficulty: easy
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1 box Butter Pecan Cake mix

3/4 cup Coconut Rum

4 large eggs

1 stick, 1/2 cup, unsalted butter, melted

1 pkg. instant butterscotch pudding

1 cup butterscotch chips

Combine dry cake mix with pudding mix and butter.ย  Add eggs, one at a time, stirring well.ย  Add rum, mix and then stir in butterscotch chips.ย  Line or spray mini muffin pans and fill 2/3 with batter.ย  Bake until just done, 10-12 minutes. Remove after cooling several minutes and let cool completely before icing

Almond Buttercream Icing

1 stick unsalted butter, softened

1 box, about 4 cups, confectioner’s sugar

2 tsp almond extract

3-4 T cream or milk

brown sugar for garnishing

Combine ingredients and beat until desired consistency.ย  Makes enough icing for 4 1/2 dozen cupcakes

This recipe will make 2 dozen regular cupcakes if preferred.ย  Increase baking time, and bake until just done.

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Enjoy!

for another printable version of Beach Bum Butter Rum Cupcakes click here

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ruffle edge cake stand/McKenzie-Childs

beach umbrella platter, palm tree cake dome/JMdesigns

You might also like Hot Buttered Rum Roll Cake here

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Butter Pecan Mini Cupcakes with Maple Buttercream, made with things you probably have in your pantry

Remember these for great fall treats too~

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20 Responses to “Recipe Box, Beach Bum Butter Rum Cupcakes”
  1. Lynn says:

    Sounds good! Lovin’ the great color of your kitchen aid mixer-perfect for the beach house:@)

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  2. Ellen says:

    These cupcakes look mighty tasty! I really love that little plate you have them on with the umbrellas (and I know you painted those, right?). Love those little chubby baby feet in the sand!

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  3. these are absolutely adorable – and look so delish!! love coconut run, never thought about baking with it!! pinning and sharing ๐Ÿ™‚

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  4. Colletta says:

    Just seeing these makes me want to go to the beach!

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  5. Julie says:

    Oh these cupcakes look fun and easy to make. I love them topped with the pretty umbrellas! Thanks for sharing these at our Cooking & Crafting with J & J!

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  6. I can’t decide what I want more after reading this, to just eat the cupcakes or go to the beach!

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  7. Mary says:

    Delicious mini cupcakes Jenna! I love a doctored cake mix for easy baking and the coconut rum would definitely boost the flavor! Love your cute painted umbrella platter too ๐Ÿ™‚

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  8. JESS44903 says:

    What a perfect summer treat! ๐Ÿ™‚

    Thanks for joining Cooking and Crafting with J & J!

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  9. TwoPlusCute says:

    I should really stop reading drool worthy recipes…
    Meh nevermind that, these cupcakes are made of heaven. ๐Ÿ˜€

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  10. Oh my goodness Jenna…these look sooooo good!! Thank you for sharing them at my Show and Share party. This week they will be featured at the party:) I hate that I missed seeing you at the meeting on Tuesday.

    Blessings,
    Linda

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  11. Miz Helen says:

    Jenna,
    Your Beach Bum Cupcakes are just adorable! I appreciate you sharing this awesome post with Full Plate Thursday and have a great day.
    Come Back Soon!
    Miz Helen

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