Champagne Cupcakes – Boozy Baking!

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We love boozy baking at the the Party Bluprints Blog and think these Golden Blossom Honey‘s Mini Champagne Cupcakes are perfect for New Year’s Eve celebrations.   Hope you enjoy and Cheers to 2014!

Mini Champagne Cupcakes

Ingredients

Cupcakes:

  • 2 1/3 cups all-purpose flour
  • 2 1/2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 3/4 cup shortening (softened butter can be substituted)
  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar
  • 3 eggs
  • 1 cup GOLDEN BLOSSOM HONEY
  • 1/2 orange juice
  • 3/4 cups champagne
  • 1 teaspoon grated orange zest


Frosting:

  • 6 cups powdered sugar
  • 1/2 cup butter softened
  • 3 tablespoons champagne
  • 6 tablespoons pulp free orange juice
  • 3 tablespoons grated orange zest
  • gold colored sugar or edible glitter (found in the decorating section of the baking aisle)

Directions

Preheat oven to 350°

Cupcakes: 
In a medium bowl mix flour, baking powder and salt. In a separate bowl beat butter on a medium speed, and gradually add sugar. Add eggs one at a time, then add GOLDEN BLOSSOM HONEY, orange juice and champagne. Gradually add the mixed dry ingredients. Once combined, fold in orange zest.

Lined mini-cupcake tins (found in the baking aisle) with papers and pour batter evenly into a tin. Bake for 20-25 minutes or until golden brown.

Frosting: 
In a large bowl whip powdered sugar, butter, champagne, orange juice, and orange zest on medium speed. Spread onto cupcakes and sprinkle with gold colored sugar or edible glitter.

Yields: 72-74 mini-cupcakes

Family owned and operated since 1921, Golden Blossom Honey has been the choice for Americans for four generations. Golden Blossom Honey is a traditional 100% American-made product and their signature patented blend is composed of three flowers — extra-white clover, sage buckwheat and orange blossom. The result: a distinct flavor, color and fragrance possessed by no other honey brand.

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