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The Best Champagne Cupcakes Recipe

The Best Champagne Cupcakes Recipe

If you’re looking for a delicious dessert that’s sure to impress for your next special occasion, these champagne cupcakes with a champagne frosting are the perfect choice! 

This perfect recipe combines two decadent treats – champagne and cupcakes – into one amazing dessert. These are super easy to make and taste delicious. 

The cake is rich and fluffy, but there’s also something about the subtle champagne taste that makes them absolutely irresistible!

The next time you need a delicious dessert recipe for your next celebration, consider these great cupcakes as the champagne flavor will be sure to please any crowd.

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This delicious champagne cupcake is the perfect treat for a mother’s day, a bridal shower, valentine’s day and of course, a new year’s eve dessert!

So grab your favorite bottle of bubbly and get baking!

New Years Eve Champagne Cupcakes

How to make the Champagne Cupcakes Recipe:

Ingredients

  • 2 3/4 cup all purpose flour
  • 2 1/2 tsp baking powder
  • 2/3 cup room temperature butter
  • 1 3/4 cup sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 1/2 cup champagne
  • 3/4 cup milk
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 3 1/2 cups powdered sugar
  • 2 tbsp milk
  • 3 tablespoons of champagne

Instructions 

Preheat oven to 375 degrees and line a muffin tin with cupcake liners.

In a large mixing bowl or the bowl of a stand mixer, cream together butter and sugar until smooth.

Add in vanilla and milk, mix. Add eggs one at a time, mixing in between. Stir in the 1/2 cup of champagne.

In a medium bowl, whisk together flour and baking powder.

Slowly add flour mixture to the champagne mixture, mixing well on low speed in between each addition. Increase speed until your cupcake batter is fully incorporated, making sure to scrape down the sides of the bowl.

Divide batter into the muffin cups, about 2/3’rds full.

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Bake for 20-25 minutes until cupcakes begin to turn golden brown.

Allow the champagne cupcakes to cool before frosting.

How to Make the Delicious Champagne Buttercream Frosting

new years champagne cupcakes

In a large bowl, mix 1/2 cup butter until light and fluffy. Add vanilla and milk, mix well.

Add powdered sugar gradually, mixing well in between each addition.

Stir in champagne.

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Transfer your creamy frosting into a piping bag and pipe the frosting on top of the cupcakes.

 Top your beautiful cupcakes with sprinkles.

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What kind of Champagne should I use in this cupcake recipe? 

Use any of your favorite brands of champagne, no need for an expensive champagne. Be sure to use a fresh bottle because the bubbly champagne is what help makes the texture of the cupcakes fluffy with just a subtle sweetness to them!

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The Best Champagne Cupcakes Recipe

Yield: 24 cupcakes
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 25 minutes
Additional Time: 5 minutes
Total Time: 35 minutes
If you're looking for a delicious dessert that's sure to impress for your next special occasion, these champagne cupcakes with a champagne frosting are the perfect choice! 

Ingredients

  • Cupcakes-
  • 2 3/4 cup flour
  • 2 1/2 tsp baking powder
  • 2/3 cup butter, softened
  • 1 3/4 cup sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 1/2 cup champagne
  • 3/4 cup milk
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • Frosting-
  • 3 1/2 cups powdered sugar
  • 1/2 cup butter, softened
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 2 tbsp milk
  • 3 tbsp champagne

Instructions

  1. To make your Champagne Cupcakes, start by preheating the oven to 375 degrees and line a muffin tin with cupcake liners.
  2. In a large bowl, cream together butter and sugar until smooth.
  3. Add in vanilla and milk, mix.
  4. Add eggs one at a time, mixing in between.
  5. Stir in champagne.
  6. In another bowl, whisk together flour and baking powder.
  7. Slowly add dry ingredients to the wet, mixing well in between each addition.
  8. Bake for 20-25 minutes until cupcakes begin to turn golden brown.
  9. Allow the champagne cupcakes to cool before frosting
  10. To make the frosting for your champagne cupcakes, mix butter in a large bowl until light and fluffy.
  11. Add vanilla and milk, mix well.
  12. Add powdered sugar gradually, mixing well in between each addition.
  13. Stir in champagne.
  14. Pipe icing onto cooled cupcakes.
  15. Top champagne cupcakes with gold sprinkles.

Notes

What kind of Champagne should I use in this cupcake recipe? 

Use any of your favorite brands of champagne, no need for an expensive champagne. Be sure to use a fresh bottle because the bubbly champagne is what help makes the texture of the cupcakes fluffy with just a subtle sweetness to them!

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