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60 Min 60 Min
12 Portions 12 Portions
Easy level Easy level

Cupcake ingredients

  • 4 1/2 tbsp of butter at room temperature
  • 1 egg
  • 5 tbsp of brown sugar
  • 4 tbsp of maple syrup
  • 1 1/4 cups of all-purpose flour
  • 1 tsp of baking soda
  • 1/2 tsp of baking powder
  • A big splash of Vainilla Molina
  • A pinch of salt
  • 1/4 cup of milk
  • ¼ cup of chopped cooked bacon (reserve fat)
  • 1/2 tbsp of bacon fat (refrigerate until use).
  • ¼ cup of chopped cooked bacon (reserve fat)
  • 1/2 tbsp of bacon fat (refrigerate until use).

Frosting ingredients

  • 1 cup of unsalted butter
  • 4 cups of powdered sugar, sifted
  • 3 tbsp of half-and-half cream
  • A big splash of Vanilla Molina

Topping ingredients

  • ¼ cup of bacon, cut into medium pieces, crunchy cooked
  • 3 tbsp of maple syrup

Cupcakes directions

  • Cook the bacon in a skillet and store the fat in the refrigerator until solid.
  • In a medium bowl, cream the butter and bacon fat until creamy.
  • Add the brown sugar, maple syrup and mix well.
  • Add the egg, Vainilla Molina and continue beating.
  • In a separate bowl, mix the sifted flour, salt, baking powder and baking soda.
  • Add some of the flour mixture to the butter mixture.
  • Stir in a little milk, continue adding the flour mixture alternately with the milk until finished.
  • Add the chopped bacon bits to the mixture.
  • Pour the mixture into the cupcake pan and bake for 356 °F for 18 to 22 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted into the pan comes out clean.
  • Let cool so you can decorate.

Frosting directions

  • In a large bowl beat the butter on high speed until smooth, about 2-3 minutes.
  • Add half the amount of sugar and beat on high speed for about 2-3 minutes.
  • Then add the rest of the sugar and beat again on high speed for another 2-3 minutes.
  • Scrape the inside of the bowl so that the ingredients are well incorporated.
  • Add the half and half cream, Vainilla Molina and beat for 1-2 minutes.
  • Garnish with the buttercream, a piece of bacon and some maple syrup.

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