Amaretto Cupcakes

2 Nov

Wikipedia Says:

Amaretto is an Italian sweet almond-flavoured liqueur. It is made from a base of apricot or almond pits, or sometimes both.[1]

Sounds like the perfect cupcake!

Amaretto Cupcakes

1 box of Duncan Hines White Cake Mix

3 Large Eggs

1 1/3 cup Amaretto liqueur

2 Tablespoons Vegetable Oil

-Blend eggs until they foam, add Amaretto and oil. Stir in cake mix powder.

-Bake at 350 for about 21 mins or until a toothpick comes out clear. Cool completely.

Amaretto Whipped Cream

1 cup of heavy whipping cream, beaten to stiff peaks

1/2 cup White Sugar

3 Tablespoons Amaretto

1 Teaspoon Vanilla Extract

Sliced almonds

-Dollop on top. Top with sliced almonds


3 Responses to “Amaretto Cupcakes”

  1. frecklesandfences May 25, 2011 at 8:44 am #

    I’m getting ready to make this and was just making sure that you use one and 1/3 cup of amaretto. It seems like a lot (not that I’m complaining) – just wanted to make sure.

  2. ej1 March 23, 2012 at 9:52 pm #

    Made these tonight with Amaretto butter cream frosting. Tasty! Yes, the 1 1/3 cups of Amaretto is necessary to achieve that almond flavor.


  1. Questions and links « Freckles and Fences - July 12, 2011

    […] These are the best cupcakes I’ve ever tasted in my entire life. And that’s saying a lot because I really like cupcakes. I’m insisting you make them and then invite me over. And in case you read the comment at the end of the blog (you’ll see that it was never answered), you really do use that much amaretto. Totally delicious! […]

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