Reindeer Cupcakes With Cinnamon Cream Cheese Frosting

Rhonda | Momskoop
by Rhonda | Momskoop
24 servings
25 min

Reindeer Cupcakes with Cinnamon Cream Cheese Frosting are fun yet amazing delish cupcakes that have the perfect combination of holiday flavors such as ginger, cinnamon, cloves, and vanilla.

This recipe works great because you are saving time due to using a cake mix as your base. The cupcakes are moist and delicious and by using Wilton decorations, you are saving time because they go together quickly!

Another great thing about these Reindeer Cupcakes is that they are kid-friendly and would be a fun baking recipe to get the kids involved with!

Decorating the cupcakes
Reindeer Cupcakes
Reindeer Cupcakes With Cinnamon Cream Cheese Frosting
Recipe details
  • 24  servings
  • Prep time: 5 Minutes Cook time: 20 Minutes Total time: 25 min
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  • 1 box chocolate cake mix and ingredients listed on box
  • 1/4 cup molasses
  • 2 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 1 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cloves
  • 4 cups powdered sugar
  • 4 oz cream cheese softened
  • 1 tablespoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 3 – 4 teaspoons heavy cream
  • Wilton Cupcake Decorating Kit – Reindeer Treat
Instructions to make the cupcakes
Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
Prepare cupcake pan by lining it with cupcake wrappers or spraying with a non-stick spray.
In a large bowl, prepare the cake mix according to the instructions on the box. Then, add in the molasses, ginger, cinnamon and cloves and stir until well combined.
Scoop the cupcake batter into the liners, filling them about ½ way full. Bake for 18-20 minutes, until a toothpick inserted into the center comes out clean.
Cool completely before frosting.
Prepare the frosting:
In a large mixing bowl, combine the cream cheese, cinnamon and vanilla extract and mix until nice and creamy.
Slowly, add in the powdered sugar a little bit at a time.
Then, add the heavy cream a tablespoon at a time, mixing well between.
Keep adding the heavy cream until the desired consistency has been reached, either for spreading or piping.
Once the cupcakes are decorated, add the Reindeer Treat cupcake decorations.
Rhonda | Momskoop
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