Candy Cane Cupcake Recipe: A Creative Christmas Dessert

4.3 stars from 3 ratings of this candy cane cupcake recipe
Get creative with your toppings and decorate your cupcakes however you want.
Get creative with your toppings and decorate your cupcakes however you want. | Source

Are you looking for the perfect dessert for your Christmas party? These candy cane cupcakes are delicious and festive. These cupcakes go well with a white chocolate buttercream frosting, which you can buy from the store or click on the link above to see my recipe.

This recipe makes twelve cupcakes and takes about 30 minutes to make. This is a great recipe for kids to help with and a great gift for your neighbors during this holiday season.

If you need to substitute any ingredients, check out this hub.

These cupcakes are absolutely delicious and go well with coffee, eggnog, and hot cocoa. I hope you find them enjoyable this holiday season or any time of the year that you are craving peppermint.

Ingredients

1 cup of flour

1 tsp baking powder

1 cup of sugar

2 eggs

1/4 cup of shredded coconut

1/2 tsp of peppermint extract

3/4 cup of light cream

1/2 cup of white chocolate chips

A pinch of salt

12 small candy canes

Step-by-Step Instructions

1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit.

2. Mix the flour, baking powder, salt and coconut in a bowl.

3. In another bowl, beat the eggs, peppermint and sugar together.

4. Mix the dry ingredients in at low speed and then add cream.

5. Add the chocolate chips and stir with your hands or a wooden spoon

6. Fill the cupcake holders 3/4 full with batter.

7. Put them in the oven and leave them there for 20 minutes.

8. Remember to let them cool before adding the frosting.

9. Once you have added the frosting, put a mini candy cane on the top of each cupcake or make a cool design like the picture above.


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16 comments

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moonlake 4 years ago from America

These really look good. Add this to my recipes.


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brittanytodd 4 years ago from Kailua-Kona, Hawaii Author

Thank you, moonlake.


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Global-Chica 4 years ago from New York, NY

Mmmm these sound delish and look so Christmasy :) Thanks for the recipe!


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brittanytodd 4 years ago from Kailua-Kona, Hawaii Author

Thank you, Global-Chica! Let me know how you like them if you try to make them.


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mary615 4 years ago from Florida

More good recipes to get bookmarked! Thanks for sharing.


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brittanytodd 4 years ago from Kailua-Kona, Hawaii Author

Thank you, Mary!


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Rachelle Williams 4 years ago from Tempe, AZ

Oh wow! These look delicious. I will definitely bookmark this one.

Voted Up!


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brittanytodd 4 years ago from Kailua-Kona, Hawaii Author

Thank you, Rachelle!


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Lord n Lady 4 years ago from Sherwood Forest

Gracious! I need to head to the Cupcake place around the corner. Dangerous hub girlfriend!!


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brittanytodd 4 years ago from Kailua-Kona, Hawaii Author

Haha, Lord n Lady. Thank you so much!


Derdriu 4 years ago

Brittany, What a beautiful, colorful, delectable treat for the ending weeks of 2011 and those beginning 2012! Your cupcake and frosting recipes taste like more! The instructions read clear, and the pretty pictures serve as standards to be met and eaten.

Thank you for sharing, etc.,

Derdriu


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brittanytodd 4 years ago from Kailua-Kona, Hawaii Author

Thank you so much, Deirdre, for reading and for your kind comments. This cupcakes are fabulous and can be decorated in many ways. Thank you for reading and have a happy holiday season.


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StephanieBCrosby 4 years ago from New Jersey

How cute and festive! I am about to post a cupcake recipe, but it is not based on the holidays, just my desire to have chocolate in a semi-healthy way and raiding my pantry. Thanks for sharing.


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Happyboomernurse 4 years ago from South Carolina

They look so pretty, delicious and easy. Thanks for sharing this. Voted up and useful.


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brittanytodd 4 years ago from Kailua-Kona, Hawaii Author

Thank you, Steph. I'll have to check out your recipe when your publish it. Thanks for reading and commenting!


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brittanytodd 4 years ago from Kailua-Kona, Hawaii Author

Thank you, Happyboomernurse! They are very simple to make and you can make them look so pretty with decorations. Thanks for reading and commenting.

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