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Easy Champagne Cupcakes

Cheers to the fluffiest, sweetest cupcake you’ll ever taste! With a deliciously subtle flavor, Champagne Cupcakes are easy to make using a short-cut recipe and are sure to be the talk of the party!
Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 20 mins
Total Time 35 mins
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Servings 12 cupcakes

Ingredients
  

Cupcakes

  • 1 box Cake Mix White or Yellow Cake mix
  • 1 cup Champagne
  • 1/2 cup Butter softened
  • 3 Eggs

Champagne Buttercream Frosting

  • 3-1/4 cups powdered sugar
  • 1 cup unsalted butter
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla
  • 3 tablespoons room temperature champagne

Instructions
 

Cupcakes

  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees and prepare a muffin tin with cupcake liners.
  • Add butter and eggs to a medium sized bowl, then whip together using a hand mixer.
  • To the butter mixture add 1 cup of champagne and cake mix, stirring until well combined. Pour cupcake batter into each cupcake liner, making sure to only fill halfway. Bake for 20 minutes, or until a cake tester comes out clean.
  • Remove from oven and allow to cool fully on a wire rack before frosting. Frost cupcakes, serve, and enjoy!

Buttercream Frosting

  • With an electric mixer, beat together sugar and butter. Mix on low until well blended, and then on medium for another two minutes. Add vanilla and champagne, beating until frosting is light and fluffy.
  • Put frosting into a piping bag and swirl on top of cupcakes. Top with sparkling sugar or sprinkles.
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