These easy gingerbread cupcakes are so special and fun to make! It all starts with a boxed spice cake and full of gingerbread flavor!
These go great with a cup of hot chocolate or Vanilla milk. They are so much fun to make and a great way to get that creative spirit going!
Well was 12/12/12 lucky for you? It was a pretty good day for me. I got a lot done around the house. Did you know that this Saturday is National Cupcake Day? What better way to celebrate with some Gingerbread Cupcakes?
Hello Friends! The season is here for all things cozy and bright. These fun gingerbread cookies are sure to bring a smile to anyone that comes across these! It is a perfect holiday recipe treat!
Major Ingredients for Gingerbread Cupcakes
Spice cake mix
Confectioners (powdered) Sugar
Cream cheese frosting
1 stick butter, softened
3 cups powdered sugar
⅓ block cream cheese (low fat ok)
3 Tablespoons milk (low fat ok)
Cream together with hand mixer or stand mixer. on low - medium speed When combined, whip on high for about a minute. I like to frost mine in a circular motion with a star tip.
Then I added some sprinkles.
And remember the Gingerbread Drop cookies from earlier this week? I rolled out the other half of the dough and made gingerbread men cookies.
When they cooled I decorated the cookies.
And when I was done, I added these to the cupcake as toppers.
- 1 box spice cake mix
- 3 eggs
- ⅔ cup water
- ⅓ cup molasses
- ⅓ cup oil
- 1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
- 2. Mix ingredients in bowl.
- 3. Pour into lined muffin/cupcake tin.
- 4.Bake according to cake mix directions.
- 5. Let cool before frosting.
I just love gingerbread cookies, cupcakes and lattes. Do you like gingerbread?
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What is your favorite gingerbread recipe?
KC @ The Real Thing with the Coake Family
What cute cupcakes!
National Cupcake day? Does it exist? :O
Ohhh, I wish I could have one right now! =D
Yes it does exist - not that I needed an excuse 🙂
Nic from Thriving Wives
Not a huge fan of gingerbread but these are so darn cute!!! Would be great for gifts 🙂
Strive to Thrive,
Thanks Nic! 🙂
Karina-Mom in the USA
I did not know that this Saturday is National Cupcake Day. This seems like a great recipe. I am not a fan of gingerbread, but the cream cheese frosting seems like it might help bring up the taste factor. Thank you for sharing.
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My pleasure! I love Thumping Thursdays 🙂
Can I ask you? What is your method of putting the icing on the cupcakes? What to you use to make them look so pretty? =) *ahem* I want my baking to not be so messy 😉 lol
Love your Facebook question "what hopped on the cupcakes" I just had to come find out. They are too cute.
Thanks Sonia! 🙂
Angela at A Typical English Home
I love the idea of sticking mini gingerbread men on cupcakes! Thanks for the inspiration 🙂
(Dropping by from the Happy Hour link party).
Thanks for stopping by Angela!
This is such a cute idea...I had never thought of putting gingerbread men onto a cupcake! Thanks for the idea!
My pleasure! Thanks for stopping by!
These are so cute I never thought about putting a little gingerbread man on a cupcake, my son would love this, cake and gingerbread 🙂
Thanks Angela for your sweet comment!
They are so cute!! Thanks for hooking up with our Holiday Sweets Round Up!!
Thanks for your sweet comment Tara!
Bibi @ Bibi's Culinary Journey
These cupcakes look so yummy and cute, Raquel! I love Gingerbread cupcakes 🙂
Thank you Bibi! They were fun to make!
Hi i just made gingerbread cupcakes and they were very tasty. And I have to say just as cute as your little cupcakes. I had seen them on Pinterest sometime ago and having never had or made gingerbread cupcakes I needed to try and very glad I did I loved them. Nice post Andi
the wednesday baker.blogspot.com
Oh I am glad you made them! Did you post them? Thank you for stopping by the island!
These are adorable. I will have to try them one day really soon. Thanks for sharing them on the linky!
Thanks for your sweet comment Shelley!
Dear Raquel, thanks for stopping by! I love your cupcake idea!
Jamie @ Love Bakes Good Cakes
I love gingerbread in the winter 🙂 Thank you for sharing at All my Bloggy Friends. Wishing you a Happy New Year!