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Amaretto Cupcakes

Prep time
15 mins
Cook time
20 mins
Total time
35 mins

Ingredients

FOR THE CAKE:

  • 1 cup butter, softened
  • 1.5 cups granulated sugar
  • 4 eggs
  • ¾ cup milk
  • 2 cups of GF all-purpose flour
  • ½ tsp salt
  • 2 tsp baking powder
  • 2 tsp vanilla extract
  • 2 tsp Amoretti Madagascar bourbon vanilla syrup

FOR THE FROSTING:

  • 3 cups powdered sugar
  • 12 tbsp butter, soft
  • ½ tsp vanilla extract
  • 1 tbsp milk
  • 1 ¼ cup Amoretti Madagascar bourbon vanilla syrup

FOR THE TOPPING:

  • sliced almonds

Preparation

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees, and line 12-cup muffin pan with cupcake liners. Makes about 18 cupcakes.
  2. Stir butter and sugar until light and fluffy.
  3. Add the eggs and beat them.
  4. Add GF flour, baking powder, and salt, and blend again.
  5. Add the milk and 2 tsp bourbon vanilla syrup.
  6. Beat until well combined.
  7. Divide the batter evenly among the 18 cupcake liners.
  8. Bake for 18-20 minutes.
  9. Cool the cupcakes in the pan for 10 minutes and then transfer to a wire rack.
  10. In a medium-sized bowl, combine the powdered sugar, butter, vanilla extract, and milk to make the frosting. Add some of the bourbon vanilla syrup to frosting. Mix well. 
  11. Frost the cupcakes with the frosting. If you want more frosting, you can double the amounts for the frosting recipe. 
  12. Drizzle the rest of the bourbon vanilla syrup on cupcakes, and top cupcakes with sliced almonds. 
Gluten-free Amaretto Cupcakes with sliced almonds
Dish Type:
Dessert, Cupcakes
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