August 26, 2010

Vanilla Cupcakes with Cinnamon Buttercream


Cinnamon Buttercream
4 sticks unsalted butter, softened
2 lbs sifted confectioner's sugar
1/2 tsp salt
1 tsp vanilla
1 tsp cinnamon
3 tbsp water
2 tbsp sugar

Whip the butter, 1/2 tsp salt, vanilla & confectioner's sugar until fluffy.   In a small saucepan add the cinnamon, sugar & water.  Bring to a gentle boil, stirring for 1 minute.  Remove from heat and pour into buttercream, mix on low for 1 minute.

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2 comments:

Domestic Sugar said...

I've done cinnamon buttercream before. MAN! It is soooo good on carrot cake! With a little cream-cheese to replace the butter. YUM!

www.sweetcreationsbystephanie.com said...

That sounds really good. I will have to try that

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