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BEACH BUM BUTTER RUM CUPCAKES

Top cupcakes with a paper umbrella for a beachy presentation!
Prep Time 1 hr 24 mins
Cook Time 11 mins
Course Dessert, Snack
Cuisine American
Servings 54

Equipment

  • mini muffin pans

Ingredients
  

Cupcakes

  • 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

Almond Buttercream

  • 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

Instructions
 

Cupcakes

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

Almond Buttercream

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

Notes

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