Mimosa Cupcakes

Bubbly and cupcakes. Bubbly IN cupcakes?! Yes ✔️ please. 

Perfect for NYE!

Cupcakes

  • 1 box vanilla cake mix
  • 1 cup champagne or Prosecco
  • ½ cup oil
  • 3 eggs
  • 1 teaspoon orange zest

Frosting

  • 1 cup butter, softened
  • 4 cups powdered sugar, divided
  • ¼ cup champagne or Prosecco, room temperature
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 teaspoon orange zest
  • Pinch kosher salt
  • Gold sanding sugar, for garnish
  • Orange wedges, for garnish

Directions

Preheat oven to 350 degrees.  Line 18 muffin tins with cupcake liners.  In a large bowl beat cake mix with champagne, oil, eggs, and orange zest.  Fill cupcake liners ¾ full with batter.  Bake 18 minutes.  Let cool completely before frosting.  

Make frosting:  using an electric mixer beat butter and 2 cups of powdered sugar until fluffy.  Add champagne, vanilla, orange zest, and salt.  Beat until incorporated, then add remaining 2 cups powered sugar and mix until smooth and fluffy.  Frost cooled cupcakes.  Garnish with gold sanding sugar and garnish with orange wedges.

Original recipe from Delish.

(Ashley Madden Rowton is a wife, mom and published cookbook author who lives in Minden, La.)


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